The Kennedy Center

Angélica Negrón



Biography

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and currently lives in New York City. She writes music for accordions, voices, toys and electronics as well as chamber ensembles and orchestras. Her music has been performed by janus trio, Cadillac Moon Ensemble, TRANSIT Ensemble, Iktus Percussion Quartet, NYU Symphony Orchestra, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and Cantori NY (MATA Festival 2011), among others. She holds a master’s degree from New York University and is currently pursuing a doctorate in music composition at The Graduate Center (CUNY), where she studies with Tania León. Angélica has released several albums with indie electronic group Balún and ambient chamber ensemble Arturo en el Barco, and co-founded in 2011 the Spanish immersion music program for young children ¡Acopladitos!.
Angélica Negrón