Antonio Gervasoni

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Antonio Gervasoni


Antonio Gervasoni Florez-Estrada (b. 1973, Lima, Peru) is a Peruvian composer and educator.

Gervasoni studied piano with Elke Brunke and later with Teresa Quesada. Between 1997 and 1998 he received master classes with the Russian composer Vladislav Uspensky, who was a student of Dmitri Shostakovich. In 2007 Gervasoni received the fellowship diploma in composition from the London College of Music. His composition for mixed choir, A-nir, won the Vanguard Premieres Choral Composition Contest in 2004 in Dearborn, Michigan.

His catalog includes works for this medium as well as chamber and symphonic music; he has also composed music for theater and film. Gervasoni is a founding member of the Peruvian Circle of Composition (Circomper); he has also taught in that country’s National Conservatory. Between 2009 and 2013 he directed the School of Music of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, UPC, where he is currently a professor of composition.

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