Works performed by Earplay:

Cincos Transfiguraciones Llanas

Mirtru Escalona-Mijares (b. 1976) completed his initial studies in Venezuela with Rafael Saaverdra and Gerado Gerulewiez. In 2000 he moved to Paris and continued in electroacoustic music with Christine Groult at the Ecole Nationale de Musique de Pantin where he obtained the Diplome des estudes musicales (DEM) with distinction in 2003 and the prize of the completion of studies by the SACEM. Afterward he received a Diplome de Composition from the Conservatoire Nation, Strasbourg with Ivan Fedele. He is currently attending the specialization class of Philippe Leroux at the Ecole Nationale de Musique de Blanc-Mesnil. Mirtru Escalona-Mijares has collaborated with various ensembles and institutions such as the National Council of Culture of Venezuela, the International meeting of composition — Syntono, Hochshule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, Centre de Création Musicale Iannis Xenakis (CCMIX), and Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris.

[from program for May 21, 2007 concert]

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