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)
Fellows in Music Composition
Sonidos Cubanos Music CD
Sonidos Cubanos is a CD album featuring the works of 4 CINTAS Foundation award winning composers performed by the NODUS Ensemble and released on the Innova record label in 2010 with the support of the Foundation. The album includes music by Tania Leon, Ileana Perez Velazquez, Sergio Barroso, and Orlando Jacinto Garcia. The works by Leon and Garcia received nominations in the best contemporary classical composition category of the 2010 Latin Grammys. SEE DETAILS
A new album featuring 5 other CINTAS award winning composers is currently in production with more information to come soon.