The World Premiere of a new work for bass trombone and electric guitar, “IN PRINCIPIO ERAT SONUS” is scheduled to be premiered by DUO BRUBECK, featuring Tom Lippincott on Thursday 6 November 2014 at 7:00 pm in room 8247 of The Hernandez Center (Building Eight) at Miami Dade College Kendall Campus. Composer Federico Bonacossa has dedicated the five movement original composition to bass trombonist David Brubeck and guitarist Tom Lippincott, founding members of DUO BRUBECK. Other compositions by Lippincott and Brubeck will be featured on the program of Faculty Composers.
Federico Bonacossa is a classical guitarist and composer based in Miami Florida. He studied classical guitar at the Conservatorio Statale G. P. da Palestrina in Italy before moving to the U.S. in 2001. He holds an Master’s Degree for the Peabody Conservatory and a DMA from the University of Miami where he was a teaching assistant. He also holds a Master’s Degree in music composition from Florida International University where he studied acoustic and electronic composition. Recent experiences include performances at the Mainly Mozart Festival (with violinist Eli Matthews), South Dade Cultural Arts Center, Colony Theatre, Bass Museum of Art, USF New Music Festival, Electronic Music Midwest Festival in Kansas City, Contemplum symposium in Philadelphia, Kendall Sound Arts, 12 Nights Electro-acoustic Series, the Miami World Music Festival, the Miami Dade College On Stage Series, the Society of Composers Inc., the Miami International Guitar Festival, Guitar Sarasota, the Miami Bach Society, the State College of Florida, the Scuola Civica di Musica in Olbia, Italy, the Sephardic Jewish Synagogue in Lima, Peru, a live concert for WLRN. He is the company composer for Dance Now Miami and has written multiple original scores for them.
He is adjunct professor at Miami Dade College, Barry University, Florida International University, and the Art Institute of Miami and is a founding member of the Miami Guitar Trio.
For more info visit www.federicobonacossa.com.
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