Orozco Alemán, Keyla

Keyla Orozco Alemán (b. 1969, Santiago de Cuba): A composer whose work has been performed in numerous international festivals, Orozco lives in the Netherlands, where she teaches composition at Amsterdam’s Conservatory.  She has received numerous commissions and her work was recognized with a Guggenheim fellowship in 2000.  Orozco studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana, at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and at Amsterdam’s Conservatory. She is the winner of two prizes at the René Amengual International Competition in Chile and received a symphonic music award from Cuba’s UNEAC. (Cintas for music, 2003-04)

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