Composer and Percussionist in Brooklyn, New York
At the age of 17, composer/percussionist Ivonne Paredes moved from her native Lima, Peru in search of a better education. Upon relocating to the U.S., she studied with renowned percussionists Mike Davis and Beth Gottlieb, and went on to compose under Dr. Daniel Crozier at Rollins College (Winter Park, FL). A graduate student from CUNY - Brooklyn College, Ivonne has studied under the instruction of Tania Leon, and has been under the tutelage of composers Jason Eckardt and Morton Subótnick. Her music has been performed in South America, Europe, Asia and the United States. Ensembles that have performed her compositions include the Rollins College Orchestra, the Brooklyn College Symphony Orchestra, the YMCA Christian College of Hong Kong’s ensemble, and Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.