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Crossing the Boundaries: Art & Music with Orlando Garcia

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© Courtesy of The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Crossing the Boundaries: Art & Music with Orlando Garcia

10975 SW 17th Street
Miami, FL 33199
February 8th, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://thefrost.fiu.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside main areas)
EMAIL:  
artinfo@fiu.edu
PHONE:  
305.348.2890
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday- Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: noon - 5 pm

DESCRIPTION

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1954, Garcia migrated to the United States in 1961. In demand as a guest composer and lecturer, he is the recipient of numerous honors and awards from a variety of organizations and cultural institutions including the Rockefeller, Fulbright, Dutka, and Cintas Foundations, the State of Florida Council for the Arts and the Ariel, Noise International, Matiz Rangel, Nuevas Resonancias, Sonic Circuits, Salvatore Martirano, and Bloch International Competitions. Most recently he has been the recipient of 3 Latin Grammy nominations in the best Contemporary Classical Composition Category (2009-11). Garcia is Professor of Music and director of the School of Music at Florida International University in Miami (USA).