National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Fellow
Marco-Adrián Ramos (1995) is a Mexican-American composer and arranger. He has written for a variety of media including works for voice, instrumental ensembles, incidental music, and dance. Since beginning to write music in secondary school, he has gone on to attend the New York Summer Music Festival, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, the European-American Musical Alliance, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival. He has studied with a variety of composers including Christopher Lacy, Michel Merlet, Derek Bermel, and Arturo Márquez. In 2013, his piece Three Brief Inventions for clarinet and bassoon was published by TrevCo Music. Marco-Adrián studies at The Juilliard School, where he has been the recipient of the Gretchaninoff Memorial Prize, Henry Mancini Fellowship, and the Rodgers & Hammerstein Scholarship, as well serving as a Teaching Fellow in the Ear Training department. He is the recipient of a 2016 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award.