Works performed by Earplay:

Matices Coincidentes

Pablo Furman was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he began university studies at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and the Conservatorio Julian Aguirre. He emigrated to the United States in 1976 and continued his education at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he received a Ph.D. in composition in 1987. Upon graduation, he took a position at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught courses in harmony and Latin American music. In 1989 he took a position at San Jose State University, California. He currently teaches composition, music theory, electro-acoustic music, music of Latin America, and coordinates the music composition program. Furman's recent awards include a California Arts Council award in music composition (2000), a 1999 Koussevitzky Commission, and a 1996 Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation composition in the award competition from Latin America and the Caribbean. He is the recipient of two research fellowships from the California State University for 1993 and 1995, and a SJSU President's Special Recognition Award in 1996.

[from program for October 20, 2008 concert]