Guillermo Gregorio (1 Albums, 1 Tracks)
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1941, Guillermo Gregorio has lived variously in Europe and the United States since 1986. Since 1996 he resides in Chicago. With his Chicago-based trio and other ensembles, Gregorio has performed his own compositions in Europe and the USA. His compositions have been recorded on numerous CDs by the Swiss label hatART and by the American labels New World Records, Atavistic, and Nuscope among others, and have been played by diverse New Music ensembles of renown, both in America and Europe. In addition, Gregorio has worked and recorded with various experimental and improvisational groups, as well as participated in ensembles that recorded the music of Cornelius Cardew, Anthony Braxton, and Philip Corner, among other contemporary composers. In January 2001, he founded the Madi Ensemble of Chicago, which performs original and historical scores that draw from the conceptual foundation of diverse Argentinian avant-garde currents. Among other music-related activities Gregorio served a residency as Composer-in-Residence at Wesleyan University sponsored by the Edward W. Snowdon Fund and the Music Department. He has been Radio Curator of Armonia, a Musicians Residency Program created by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. His composition Otra Música 4 was nominated for special notice by the 2006 IAMIC Annual List selection panel (American Music Center/The International Association of Grantmakers).