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Juan Orrego-Salas "My Life in Music: A Century of Relationships through Musical Notes"

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The Latin American Music Center (LAMC) celebrates the life and music of its founding director, Juan Orrego-Salas, on his 100th birthday, with an exhibit that highlights his impact as a composer, educator, scholar, and advocate of Latin American music. The exhibit includes materials from the Juan Orrego-Salas Legacy Collection, donated by the composer in 2011 as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Center.

The Collection consists of Orrego-Salas’s musical works and ephemera such as letters, photographs, concert programs, and writings by and about Orrego-Salas. It includes sketches, manuscript scores, and published scores by the composer. A variety of program notes, concert programs, reviews, and articles, as well as Orrego-Salas’s scrapbooks comprise part of the Collection. Other items include personal and professional correspondence to and from Orrego-Salas, scholarly writings by and about Orrego-Salas, papers and compositions written by his students, as well as photographs and artwork, all of which provide insight into the life and music of the composer.

This online exhibit complements a physical exhibit on display at the Indiana University William and Gayle Cook Music Library from January 18-February 26, 2019.

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The Sounds of México


Beginning in the autumn of 2018, the Indiana University Latin American Music Center participated in Mexico Remixed, a festival presented by the Arts & Humanities Council at Indiana University. Like previous Global Arts & Humanities Festivals, Mexico Remixed was designed to interact with the art, culture, and history of Mexico through a series of exhibits, performances, films, and other events. The LAMC participated in events throughout the festival year with exhibits that highlighted Mexico’s rich musical culture.

Follow the links below to learn more about our activities at the events!

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