Yosvany Terry (b. 1971, Camaguey): A saxophonist as well as a composer, Terry graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Arte in Havana. After moving to the United States in 1999, he studied music composition and orchestration at Juilliard and at the New School for Music in New York. He has received commissions from the Ford Foundation, the Harlem Stage, the Map Fund, the Jerome Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and Chamber Music America. He has recorded with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Manuel Valera, among others. His own recordings include Today’s Opinion (2012) and Metamorphosis (2006). (CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowship in music composition, 2013-14)
Fellows in Music Composition
Sonidos Cubanos Music CD
Sonidos Cubanos is a CD album featuring the works of 4 CINTAS Foundation award winning composers performed by the NODUS Ensemble and released on the Innova record label in 2010 with the support of the Foundation. The album includes music by Tania Leon, Ileana Perez Velazquez, Sergio Barroso, and Orlando Jacinto Garcia. The works by Leon and Garcia received nominations in the best contemporary classical composition category of the 2010 Latin Grammys. SEE DETAILS
A new album featuring 5 other CINTAS award winning composers is currently in production with more information to come soon.