Fabian Beltran was born in Colombia where he was influenced by a diverse range of musical styles. His music combines elements of classical, contemporary, popular, and Latin American music. He has been the recipient of multiple recognitions that include an Indiana State University Music Now Award, Russell Horn Composition Award, Reed Holmes Composition Award, and Belvedere Chamber Music Award among others.
His music has been selected by artists and ensembles across the U.S. with additional performances in Asia and Latin America. Recent projects include performances and recordings by the International Contemporary Ensemble and the JACK Quartet. His works have been featured in venues such as Carnegie Hall, National Sawdust, Symphony Space, and in festivals such as Atlantic Music, Fresh Inc, and Vox Novus among others. Additional projects, include music for theater and dance involving productions with the Portico Dance Theater, the NYC Young Dancemakers Company, and Teatro Libre of Bogota.
Fabian holds a B.A. in music composition from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an M.M. from the Manhattan School of Music. Presently, he is a Teaching Artist with the American Composers Orchestra, an adjunct faculty at The New School, and a Ph.D. fellow/Teaching Assistant at New York University.
Besides composing, Fabian is also an educator, performer, amateur painter, and one of the co-founders of Sforzando Composer’s Collective —an association dedicated to the creation of multidisciplinary works in New York City, where he resides with his wife.
"...One eagerly awaits hearing more from this talented composer"
—Rorianne Schrade for
New York Concert Review
May 30, 2018.
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