(Colombia, b. 1984)
Mauricio Arias is a musician, composer, pianist and improviser, one of the most versatile Colombian musicians of his generation.
Mr. Arias was born in Bogotá, Colombia, where he began his piano studies at age thirteen with professor Ludmiła Weber, with whom he studied until his graduation from Corpas University. He later studied with Baruch Meir and Robert Hamilton at Arizona State University (MM and DMA). He has participated in courses with Joaquín Achúcarro, Eteri Andjaparidze and Vladimir Feltsman. His composition teachers include Rodney Rogers and Jorge H. Pinzón. Mr. Arias has taken part in SYNTHETIS summer courses for composers, whose faculty has included Zygmunt Krauze, Chen Yi, Paul Patterson, Paweł Hendrich, Alessandro Solbiati, Philippe Manoury, Simon Steen-Andersen, Martijn Padding and Zhou Long.
On 2012-2013, Mr. Arias served as teacher at Arizona School for the Arts. He is currently professor of piano at the University of the Andes. He is also a freelance composer and collaborative pianist.
|Works under Digital Distribution|
|¡Oigo voces!||2016||choir & piano||06:00|
|Despierta||2017||choir & piano||05:00|
|A la memoria de 21 ángeles||2014||trumpet & piano||08:00|
|Entrada (o salida) concertante||2016||3 tpt, hn, tbn, tuba||08:30|
|A través de mis ojos||2015||orchestra||08:30|
|Rapsodia camaleónica||2012||trumpet, piano & orch.||21:00|
|Rapsodia camaleónica||2012||trumpet & 2 pianos||21:00|
|Variaciones fantásticas sobre ‘La guaneña’||2016||trumpet & concert band||13:00|
|Variaciones fantásticas sobre ‘La guaneña’||2016||trumpet & piano||13:00|