Minnesota Chorale USE ME
Dr. Ahmed Anzaldua http://ahmedanzaldua.com/
Founder and director of the Twin Cities chamber ensemble Border CrosSing, Ahmed Anzaldua shares expertise, insight, and community singing in this introductory session to the rich heritage of Latinx choral music.
Dr. Ahmed Anzaldúa is a Mexican choral conductor, classical pianist, and music educator of Egyptian descent. He is an active musician, performing in Mexico and the United States frequently as a soloist and conductor with choirs, orchestras, in recitals, and as a collaborative pianist. He currently lives in Minneapolis, and is the director and founder of Border CrosSing, an organization dedicated to integrating historically-segregated audiences, repertoire, and musicians through the performance of choral music. He is also a co-editor of the Justice Choir songbook and Director of Music Ministries at Unity Church – Unitarian in St. Paul. As part of his service to the field, Anzaldúa is part of the national Diversity Initiatives Committee for the American Choral Directors Association and is Chair of Repertoire and Resources for multicultural choirs and world music for ACDA Minnesota. Anzaldúa holds a Master of Music in Piano Performance and Choral Conducting from Western Michigan University, and received his Doctorate in Choral Conducting from the University of Minnesota in 2019.
7:00pm - 8:30pm CDT
|| Alyssa Breece