Victor E. Marquez-Barrios

Victor
E.
Marquez-Barrios
Art Discipline: 
Composer
Address: 
MO
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jun 13, 2022 to Jun 24, 2022

Venezuelan composer Victor Marquez-Barrios holds an extended catalog of works that includes compositions for a variety of solo instruments, numerous chamber ensembles, mixed choir, electronics, symphonic band, and symphony orchestra. His music has been performed, published, and recorded by important soloists and ensembles from Latin America, the U.S., and Europe. Works by Marquez-Barrios have received performances at numerous international music festivals such as the Latin American Music Festival (Caracas, Venezuela), XVII Festival of Contemporary Music of Havana (Cuba), 20eme Festival Internacional de la Clarinette (Martinique), Hollywood Fringe Festival (Los Angeles), the World Saxophone Congress (2012 and 2015 editions), and ClarinetFest 2018 (Ostend, Belgium), among others. Today, in parallel to his active career as a composer and guest lecturer, Victor Marquez-Barrios teaches music theory and composition at Truman State University, where he is also the founding director of Uncommon Practice, the University’s contemporary-music ensemble.