January 10, 2020
Conductor Ramón Negrón Pérez
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Mr. Negron began his musical career at the age of 9 . After graduating cum laude with his bachelor of music in viola performance from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, Mr. Negron quickly moved into a position as a full-time musician. Mr Negron was a member of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra for 16 years.
Now based in Southern California, he regularly performs with the American Bach Soloists in San Francisco.
Mr. Negron is currently an adjunct faculty member of viola and chamber music at the University of San Diego. He is the music director and conductor of San Diego’s community early music ensemble, Kensington Baroque Orchestra where he began to develop affection for RA recorder repertoire.
Former Conductor of the Overture Strings by the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, where he collaborated as a community artist teacher of the Opus Project, inspired by the success of the El Sistema movement in Venezuela. In addition, Mr. Negron has served as guest conductor of the Greater San Diego Community Orchestra and the San Diego County Recorder Society.
Here is the music Ramon has selected for us to play, including both the score and parts for many of the pieces.
If you have low instruments, this is your chance! Note that some of the pieces have great bass and contrabass parts. If you have one, bring it.
1. Bach Air
2. Handel Allegro
3. Mozart Exsultate Jubilate
5. Lully Overture Le Bourgeois Gentilhomm
7. Lully Chaconne des Scaramouches
8. Fauré Pavene
9. Brahms Hungarian Dance #6
Or, if you prefer, here is a zip file of all the music: Negron20
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