Joshua Marquez, Filipino American Composer

  
  
  
  

Upcoming/Recent Performances:

August 21-23, 2014 - Putrefaction will be performed at the Birmingham New Music Festival in Birmingham, Alabama.

July 27, 2014 - Flare will be performed by Anne Goldberg at the Vox Novus Composer's Voice Concert Series.

July 23, 2014 - Putrefaction will be performed at the Circuit Bridges Concert in New York City, New York.

June 2-8, 2014 - Putrefaction was performed at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF 2014).

April 26, 2014 - Flare was performed by Allison Offerman at University of Missouri - Kansas City.

April 6, 2014 - Flare was premiered by Allison Offerman at University of Iowa, SCI Conference.

February 22, 2014 - Putrefaction was performed at the National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME 2014) in Statesboro, Georgia.

December 2013 - Putrefaction was premiered at University of Iowa, Electronic Music Studio Concert.

November 16, 2013 - Fingerprint Skin Graft was performed by the Center for New Music at the University of Michigan.

November 14, 2013 - Fingerprint Skin Graft was performed by the Center for New Music at the University of Iowa, Composer's Workshop.

November 6, 2013 - Fingerprint Skin Graft was performed by the Contemporary Chamber Players at Symphony Space.

November 5, 2013 - Fingerprint Skin Graft was performed by the Contemporary Chamber Players at Stony Brook University.

October 11, 2013 - Cold Star was performed by the JACK Quartet at the University of Iowa.



Joshua Marquez (b. 1990) is a Filipino American composer, classical guitarist, and BioMusic researcher currently pursuing a PhD in composition at the University of Iowa.  Joshua holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (MM in composition '13), and Campbell University (BA in composition '11 and BA in classical guitar '11).  He has studied with David Gompper, Mark Engebretson, Alejandro Rutty, Ran Whitley, William Pruett, Milen Parashkevov, and Dwayne Wilson in addition to private studies with Samuel Adler, Derek Bermel, Anthony Cheung, Roshanne Etezady, Michael Harrison, Laura Kaminsky, Marilyn Shrude, David Biedenbender, Peter Hulen, and Zae Munn.

Joshua has presented music, performed, and participated in master classes with:  David Lang, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Jakov Jakoulov, Douglas James, Pasquale Rucco, Maestro Francesco Soler, Elliot Frank, Milen Parashkevov, Alejandro Rutty, and Mark Engebretson.

Marquez's music has been performed by ensembles such as the JACK Quartet, Contemporary Chamber Players (at SUNY Stony Brook), Center for New Music (University of Iowa), Akropolis Reed Quintet, Gate City Camerata, Quintet Sirocco, and the Cape Fear Wind Symphony along with performances at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF 2014), the National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME 2014), Birmingham New Music Festival, and the Vox Novus Composer's Voice Concert Series.  His music for film has also been featured at the Canada International Film Festival and the Utopia Film Festival.

He currently resides in Iowa City with Smudge (his cat), where he teaches composition, guitar, and is the director of the Young Composers Program at Rosazza Lesson Studios.

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