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Contreras - Silencio en Juarez"Silencio en Juárez" CD Release: Juan Pablo Contreras

April 30, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm

Turtle Bay Music School

Admission is FREE

Exploring the Metropolis and the Turtle Bay Music School present Juan Pablo Contreras’ Silencio en Juárez CD Release Concert. Kristi Shade (harp), Sergio Sandí (piano), Tema Watstein (violin), and Adrían Sandí (clarinet) will perform selections from Contreras’ award-winning works Silencio en Juárez, La más Remota Prehistoria, and Ángel Mestizo.

This is the culminating program of Juan's residency at Turtle Bay Music School.