MM - University of Michigan
DMA - University of Michigan
By exploring the merging of music and visuals, Argentinean composer Carolina Heredia’s current research is invested in the production of interactive audiovisual works. Her compositions have been commissioned and performed in the United States and South America by esteemed musicians and ensembles such as JACK Quartet, Derek Bermel, Alarm Will Sound, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Duo Cortona, and the Argentinean Cordoba State String Orchestra among others. Her work Ausencias/Ausências/Absences, for string quartet and electronics, dance and interactive video, commissioned and premiered by the JACK Quartet, received a 2015 Fromm Foundation Commission. Her music has been featured on the SONIC Festival NYC, Aspen Music Festival and School, Bowling Green New Music Festival, the Mizzou International Composers Festival, TIES Toronto International Electroacoustic Festival, SEAMUS, and 3rd Cordoba Composition Biennial, among others. She recently founded the Khemia Ensemble, a contemporary music ensemble who strives to create innovative concert experiences involving interactive technology. Her work Virgina (2015), for soprano and mixed choir, is currently published by the Hal Leonard company. She was a fellow at the Institute of Humanities at the University of Michigan from 2016-17 where she developed and extended her dissertation into a multimedia work. In 2017 she completed her Doctorate in Music Composition from the University of Michigan, studying with Michael Daugherty, Evan Chambers and Kristin Kuster. She is currently a post-doc fellow at the University of Missouri School of Music where she teaches composition.