It is with the greatest sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend, colleague, and musical partner Carmen Helena Téllez. Carmen passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021. Friends are the family you choose.
Our sister interdisciplinary project Kosmologia has been invited to present DreamingUndreaming at the exciting Ear Taxi Festival of Chicago, September 18 and 19, 2021.
Originally commissioned by The Princeton Festival for the virtual season of 2021, Dreaming/ Undreaming will be presented in its hybrid version, with the wonderful pianist Natasha Stojanovska performing live to videos projected in real time by their creators Camilla Tassi and Ryan Belock.
Learn more HERE!
To see a glimpse of Dreaming/Undreaming, click HERE
Follow our creative research project Kosmologia during the premiere of the art-music video Dreaming/Undreaming, commissioned by The Princeton Festival, on June 17-30, 2021.
The gifted Macedonian pianist Natasha Stojanovska has compiled the most exciting piano repertoire by women composers of Eastern Europe, some of it recorded for the first time. Stay tuned for the publication announcement! If you wish to follow Natasha’s channel on YouTube, click HERE.
Aquavá’s artistic co-director Carmen-Helena Téllez was interviewed by The Princeton Festival on different topics concerning women in music, the role of new modes of presentation during the coronavirus pandemic, and her work in inter-artistic composition with Aquavá’s sister project Kosmologia. You can access the podcast throughout the month of June at this link:
On Friday, May 22, at 2pm EDT, Carmen-Helena Téllez is joined by the brilliant conductor Dominick DiOrio for a discussion on new cross-disciplinary and technological directions for choral music, produced by Alain Barker and the Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development of the Jacobs School of Music. Everyone is invited.
Read review HERE
Look for the news of the availability of the score of “A Garden of Roses” for choir and string quartet. For any questions, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cary Boyce, co-founder of Aquava New Music Studio, will premiere his new composition A Garden of Roses, for chamber choir and string quartet, with the Kantorei Chamber Choir under conductor Tim Westerhaus, this Sunday, February 16, in Spokane Listen to the INTERVIEW HERE.