Bio for Carolina Heredia
Carolina Heredia creates contemporary concert works for acoustic and electronic mediums. Her work blends sounds of folk music from her home country of Argentina with textures and forms of contemporary concert music. Heredia’s music has been performed across South America and the United States by well knows groups like the JACK quartet, the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, the Cordoba State String Orchestra, and the Cordoba Metropolitan Orchestra. Her music has also highlighted several major events, including the SONIC Festival, Aspen Music Festival and School, Bowling Green New Music Festival, New Music On the Point Music Festival, 3rd Bienal de Composición Argentina, National University of Bogotá New Music Residency among others. Heredia has received various honors and fellowships, including the 2015 fellowship from the Susan and Ford Schumman Center for Composition Studies at the Aspen Music Festival, the Brehm Prize in Choral Composition in 2015, the 2015 International Research Grant from the University of Michigan, the Margaret Dow Towsley Scholarship in 2012, the Merit-Scholarship from the University of Michigan in 2011, and the Dorothy Greenwald Scholarship in 2011.