Fabian Beltran was born in Colombia where he was influenced by a diverse range of musical styles. His compositions combine elements of classical, contemporary, popular, jazz, and Latin American music.
Fabian's music has received performances by artists and ensembles across the U.S. and internationally. Recent projects include performances and recordings by the International Contemporary Ensemble, Hypercube, 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. Additional projects, include music for theater, dance, and film scoring involving productions with the Portico Dance Theater, the NYC Young Dancemakers Company, and Teatro Libre of Bogota. Additionally, Fabian has been the recipient of multiple composition awards and recognitions that include the Indiana State University Music Now Award, Russell Horn Composition Award, Reed Holmes Composition Award, and Belvedere Chamber Composition Award among others.
Fabian holds a B.A. in music composition from the University of Texas at San Antonio, an M.M. from the Manhattan School of Music, and an MPhil from New York University where he is currently a Ph.D. fellow. As an educator, he has worked as a Teaching Artist with the American Composers Orchestra, an adjunct faculty at The New School, and a Teaching Assistant at New York University.
Besides composing, Fabian is also an educator, performer, amateur painter, and was one of the co-founders of Sforzando —an association that promoted and created multidisciplinary works in New York City.
"...One eagerly awaits hearing more from this talented composer"
—Rorianne Schrade for
New York Concert Review