SOLO WORKS

Zheros

- For Bass Clarinet -

Zheros is influenced by the melodies of the song Para Chachita by Peruvian band Los Zheros. Their music falls under the broad style of chicha, a mix of Colombian cumbia and indigenous Peruvian music.

Aleksandr Karjaka, Bass clarinet.

Premiered on November 20, 2016 at South Oxford Space. Brooklyn, NY.


Marinera

- For Marimba -

Marinera is a piece written while Paredes was still an undergraduate student at Rollins College. It is influenced by Ney Rosauro’s marimba preludes and the melodies of the marinera song Asi Baila mi Trujillana by Peruvian composer Juan Benites Reyes. Marinera is a music style from the northern regions of Peru.

Ivonne Paredes, Marimba.

Live recording on April 18, 2010 in Tiedtke concert hall at Rollins college. Winter Park, FL.


Elevación

- For Piano -

Elevación (Elevation) was written inspired by Claude Debussy's piano works and the playing of Emily Esposito.

Performed by Emily Esposito.

Performed on March 31, 2010 in Tiedtke concert hall at Rollins College. Winter Park, FL.