Ever since I can remember, I had always had a deep renowned respect for music. I was always invested in getting to learn new instruments and wanting to simply know more about the science behind music and why it brings so much joy and pleasure to one’s life. I had…


Program of premiere: https://wpu.cfa.arizona.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2021/04/28233808/ProgramPremieresApril2021-1.pdf

Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY9lOuPsCVQ

To my lovely friend,

It is finally here, the world premiere of Ibero - American Landscapes, performed By the Tucson-Ibero String Quartet and composed by Edwin Guevara Gutiérrez! I express my excitement to you as this premiere has finally been able to be…


Article of Interview with The Independent on Yann Tiersen: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/yann-tiersen-interview-all-album-amelie-soundtrack-tour-dates-a8789851.html%3famp

In finding a premiere that felt true to me, I always came back to the film, Amélie. It is unequivocally one of my favorite films of all time in my heart, alongside the miraculous and unique soundtrack that the film…


Cited Source: Music: Philadelphians Play Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring’.” Published February 5th, 1981 By The New York Times.

Source of Article: https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy3.library.arizona.edu/docview/121488543/59D4C2B6455A45C6PQ/5?accountid=8360

When reading this article, I was intrigued to not only know Stravinsky from a different perspective, but how the music was displayed as a whole with the orchestra…


Cited Source: Work By Berlioz will be Featured, ‘Symphonie Fantistique’ on program of the Philharmonic Orchestra, Published November 11th, 1954 by the Los Angeles Times.

Source of Article: https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy2.library.arizona.edu/docview/166690629/789D40567D544CB0PQ/1?accountid=8360

In further researching and finding interpretations and also more information of the composer Berlioz himself, I noticed and came along and…


Source of Article: https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy3.library.arizona.edu/docview/2267537543/C84391EC97074FFCPQ/3?accountid=8360

In further looking into the life of Beethoven and his most famous works, I was further intrigued to find an article that was in close relation to that of his famous 9th Symphony. I had found this article from The Washington Post, titled, The Ultimate Score…


In reading some articles and trying to better understand Handel’s Messiah, I was dealt with many different perspectives and also ways in which the piece and the composer and were interpreted from many different people with how the piece impacted them, whether that be good or bad. …


Hello all, I decided to pick a piece and or a time in which a piece was prominent and in which where it expresses itself with much emotion and sentiment, and the human reality to that like the beautifully crafted L’Orfeo.

I found a specific moment and or a premiere…


In expressing my greatest and general passion for Nina Simone as a musician and human being, her music and way of musicianship has sinced changed the fate and or history of black music in America. In seeing and going into detail about the premiere of “Black Bird”, we see the…

Ethan Encinas

He/Him Cello Performance at the Fred Fox School Of Music

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