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The library of the LAMC is one of the most complete collections of Latin American art music in the world. It is housed at the William and Gayle Cook Music Library. To visit the collections, contact us at lamc (at), or check the schedule of the Cook Music Library.

(Photo caption: Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau and Colombian conductor Guillermo Espinosa)


Alan Snow and Joanne Chang

The Latin American Music Center at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music would like to warmly congratulate violinist Alan Snow and pianist Joanne Chang for winning the of the Sixth Latin American Music Recording Competition.

Alan Snow is studying with Professor Sibbi Bernhardson of the Pacifica String Quartet and Joanne Chang with Professor Karen Shaw. The competition’s prize is to record a professional CD, fully produced by the LAMC. Mr. Snow and Miss Chang will perform the full repertoire of their CD project at the Winners Recital on Sunday, February, 14th, at 8 p.m. in Auer Hall.

Alan Snow and Joanne Chang’s virtuosic performance in the competition focused on works by Mexican composers Rodolfo Halffter, Manuel María Ponce, Mario Lavista, Silvestre Revueltas, Carlos Chávez, and Felipe Villanueva.

The final round of the competition was held on Jan. 31st, in Auer Hall. This year’s competition finalists also included saxophonist Andrés Lizano, who proposed a program of Costa Rican music featuring the saxophone, and saxophonist Paulo Silva, whose project focused on the works of Brazilian composer Liduino Pitombeira.

The LAMC would like to thank their participation as well as that of their collaborative performers. We would also like to acknowledge the invaluable work of this year's jury, which included Jacobs School of Music Professors Howard Klug from the Woodwind Department, Don Freund from the Composition Department, Marianne Kielian-Gilbert from the Music Theory Department, Mimi Zweig from the String Department and Director of the Pre-College String Program, and Professor Rebecca Dirksen from the Folklore and Ethnomusicology Department.
The Latin American Music Recording Competition is made possible by the Guillermo and Lucille Espinosa Fund for Artistic and Research Projects of the Latin American Music Center.

Please visit our webpage to see all the past winners and theirs CDs.

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