AUTHOR: Ivette Herryman Rodriguez
A native from Cuba, Ivette Herryman Rodríguez holds a B.M in Music Composition from the Instituto Superior de Artes, in Havana, a M.M in Music Composition from Baylor University, and a M.M in Music Theory and D.M.A in Music Composition from Michigan State University.
Ivette’s music has been described as “absolutely exquisite” and “breathtakingly beautiful” (Kevin Noe-Artistic Director of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble and Director of Orchestras and Professor of Conducting at the UMKC Conservatory of Music). She is the composer of a bestseller piece for women’s choir, and the winner, among other awards, of a Cubadisco Special Award (2010), a Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition (2015), and a Chamber Music America Grant (2021).
Ivette’s most recent commissions include new works for Florida All-State Orchestra, Haven Trio, ConTempus Quartet, the Lantana Brass Trio from the University of North Texas, and Michigan State University’s Symphony Band.
Currently, she is Assistant Professor of Theory and Composition at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, where she teaches Theory, Aural Skills, and composition lessons.
Publications by Ivette Herryman Rodriguez