EventMay 29, 2021

Maya Paredes Closes Colburn School’s Next Up Concert Series

Maya Paredes | Image courtesy of Colburn School

On Friday, May 29, the Colburn School in downtown L.A. presents Modern and Popular Music Jukebox, a virtual concert featuring CalArts student and multi-instrumentalist Maya Paredes (Music BFA 23).

Paredes’ show marks the final installment of the school’s Next Up Series’ 2021-21 cycle, featuring select Colburn alumni (Paredes is a graduate). Ranging from ensemble recordings to solo works, she and her CalArtian collaborators present an “exciting collection” of original works and arrangements of Latin American, Black American, pop, indie, and electronic music.

See the full program, which features numerous CalArtians, below:

Maya Paredes: Blue

  • Joey Archie (Music MFA 21), trumpet
  • Levi Gillis (Music MFA 21), saxophone
  • Edwin Livingston (Music MFA 21), bass
  • Andrew Bedows (Music BFA 21), piano
  • Greg Lewis (Music MFA 21), drums

Maya Paredes: Pero Yo

  • Emilia Moscoso Borja (Music MFA 19, DMA 23), percussion
  • Cole Castorina (Music MFA 20), percussion

Maya Paredes: The Fog as We Know It

  • Maya Paredes, multi-instrumental looping

Maya Paredes/Sara Sithi-Amnuai: My Letter to You

  • Sara Sithi-Amnuai (Music MFA 19), trumpet/electronics

Maya Paredes/Anna Abondolo/Kristen Gleeson-Prata: Burning Up

  • Anna Abondolo, bass/voice/production
  • Kristen Gleeson-Prata (Music MFA 21), percussion/keys/production

Baden Powell: Canto de Xango

  • arr. Maya Paredes/Miroslav Tadić/Randy Gloss
  • School of Music faculty Miroslavic Tadić, guitar
  • School of Music faculty Randy Gloss, percussion
  • Isaiah Ferguson (Film/Video BFA 22), experimental animation/rotoscoping
  • Risa Padilla (Dance BFA 21), dance

The premiere of the concert is open to registered attendees through a private page on the Colburn website beginning May 29 at 7 pm PT. The concert will be also available to stream via Colburn School’s Facebook and YouTube accounts beginning on Tuesday, June 1.

Event Details

Next Up: Modern and Popular Music Jukebox

Friday, May 29, 7 pm PST

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