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Cantala Women’s Choir perform El Paso de La Siguiriya at Lawrence University on May 28

The Cantala Women’s Choir of the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music will perform my El Paso de la Siguiriya, a flamenco-inflected setting for women’s voices of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca. Conducted by Phillip A. Swan, the choir will

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El Paso de la Siguiriya

I just received a recording from the Milwaukee Choral Artists‘ February 14 performance, directed by Sharon Hansen, of my El Paso de la Siguiriya, a flamenco-inflected setting for women’s voices of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca. Here’s an MP3.

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Women’s chorus perfects each note

MUSIC REVIEW Women’s chorus perfects each note Choral Artists present powerfully varied concert By Tom Strini of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Posted: Feb. 15, 2009 Sharon Hansen had an opinion about every last note at Saturday’s Milwaukee Choral Artists concert.

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El Paso de la Siguiriya performed by Milwaukee Choral Artists February 14

The Milwaukee Choral Artists, directed by Sharon Hansen, will perform my El Paso de la Seguiriya, a flamenco-inflected setting for women’s voices of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, as part of a program called Magic and Enchantment, at St.

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El Paso de la Siguiriya (Women’s Vocal Ensemble)

Federico Garcia Lorca, text. SSAA with Mezzo-Soprano soloist (2007), ca. 7′ Commissioned by Putni, Antra Dreģe, director, with funds from the Latvian Culture Capital Fund. Premiere in Riga October 7, 2007 at the Latvian History Museum in Riga. El_Paso_De_La_Siguiriya Live

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Putni performs El Paso de la Seguiriya in Riga and Piņķi, April 27 & May 3

The women’s vocal ensemble Putni will perform my El Paso de la Seguiriya, a flamenco-inflected setting of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, on Sunday, April 27 at 4PM at The Museum of Decorative Arts & Design, located at 10/20

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Putni performs El Paso de la Seguiriya in Riga, November 23

The women’s vocal ensemble Putni will give a repeat performance of my El Paso de la Seguiriya, a brand new setting of the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, on Friday, November 23 at 7PM at The Dome Cathedral of Riga,

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Instant Audio

Most pieces can be auditioned on their post pages. But you can sample some audio here.

Quick Bio

CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.