Jorge Sosa
Composer

Biography
Jorge Sosa is a Mexican born composer currently residing in the US. Jorge received a Doctor in Musical Arts degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, he also holds a Masters of Music in Composition from Mannes College of Music and a licentiate diploma from the Centro de Investigacion y Estudios de la Musica (C.I.E.M) in Mexico City. Jorge's works have been performed in Mexico, the United States and Europe. Jorge was one of the winners of the Chanticleer Student Composers Competition in 2006 with his choral work The Fly. His piece Capricho for Solo Violin was selected for the Washington Composer’s Forum Transport Concert Series in Seattle. Capricho has also enjoyed successful performances in Dublin, Paris, Boston, Philadelphia, Kansas City, New York and Mexico City. Jorge was the winner of the ‘Tonoi Ensemble’ Composition Competition in 2007 with his piece Oak, Ivory and Silver. His piece Bounce for solo sax was performed in the Prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2007. His electro-acoustic opera The Calling was performed in Mexico City and was also staged at the H&R Block Theater in Kansas City, along with Jorge’s opera/oratorio Tonatzin, which tells the story of the apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe. His Refraction I was performed at the New York Electronic Music Festival in 2009 and is cheduled to be performed at the 2010 ClarinetFest in Texas. His Refraction III was performed at the 2009 Foro de Música Nueva Manuel Enriquez in Mexico City. His piece Ariel was recently premiered in London by the group Rarescale and was also performed at the 2009 Electronic Music Midwest Festival. Ariel will also be performed at this year’s New York Electronic Music Festival. Jorge is currently Assistant Professor at Lemoyne Owen College where he teaches music theory, composition and electronic music.

OPERA America/Opera.ca Grants Awarded
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The Opera Fund: Repertoire Development2016
The Opera Fund: Repertoire Development2013
New Works Forum Showcase 2012
New Works Sampler 2012


Productions
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COMPANYTITLEDATES
White Snake ProjectsI Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams9/20/2019 - 9/20/2019


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