Gender

Male


Location

Medellín


About You

In March of 2009, Victor won The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award with the piece "Continental Prism". In April 2005, Victor won the Smit Composition Award, a prize given to outstanding composition students at the University of Memphis. In 2000 and 2001 Agudelo won Universidad EAFIT's music department’s composition contests with the works "Credo" (Creed) and "Sangre de Hincha" (Fan blood) respectively. His compositions have been interpreted by The Norwegian radio Orchestra, the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra, the Medellín Philharmonic Orchestra, La Habana–Cuba Symphony Orchestra, Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra (Spain), EAFIT University Symphony Orchestra, Antioquia University Symphonic Band, University of Memphis Symphony Orchestra, , Arcadia Vocal Ensemble, Prizm Ensemble (USA), Contemporary Chamber Player of the University of Memphis (USA),The Maderurgia wind quintet (Costa Rica) Montecino piano trio (Chile), International Trio (USA), the Periscopio Contemporary Music Ensemble, percussion ensemble El Toque, among others. His music has been published by Filarmonika Music Publishing (Texas-USA), Periferia (Barcelona-Spain), Ediciones Musicales Universidad EAFIT (Medellín-Colombia) and has been recorded by Eroica Records (Chile) and Harmonia Mundi. Victor has been part of a jury at the Orchestra Festival “Congos de Oro” in Barranquilla, Colombia, 2014, The National Prizes for culture at the University of Antioquia for composition modality of orchestral music or symphonic band, 2012, and The Scholarships for Artistic Creation – Mayor’s office of Medellín, Colombia, 2011. In 2003 he finished his undergraduate musical studies with an emphasis in composition and music theory with professors Andrés Posada, Moisés Bertrán, Mario Gómez-Vignes and Sergio Mesa. In 2008, Agudelo received his Musical Arts PHD in composition, theory and orchestral direction at The University of Memphis with Professors Kamran Ince, John Baur and Pu-Qi Jiang respectively. Currently, Agudelo is a full time professor of composition and theory at Universidad EAFIT in Medellín, Colombia. He is also the music director of The Periscope Contemporary Music Ensemble and belongs to the musical studies research group at the same institution.


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