Composers Corner Features Olivia Pérez Collellmir
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About the Event
Ever wonder how composers approach writing music? Join interviewer Andrew Celentano for an interesting discussion with guest Olivia Pérez Collellmir. Solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. As a young scholar pianist, she toured performing Faure’s Nocturns and Bach’s Partilas and recorded for the National Radio of Spain. She is a Spanish virtuoso, who adds a flamenco touch to her chamber jazz. Olivia is the composer and performer of several award-winning compositions. Currently, she is a member of the faculty, in Berklee College of Music, piano department. As a tribute to her heritage, she incentivized the formation of the first Berklee Spanish Music and Flamenco Jazz Ensemble. Andrew Celentano, himself a local pianist and composer, interviews talented musicians in the Boston area, that compose and perform their own pieces. Register to obtain the Zoom link. Sponsored by a generous grant from The Cummings Foundation.