Inés Velasco Montiel of Guadalajara, Mexico, was chosen to participate in the arranger’s workshop with the Dutch Metropole Orkest, featuring Vince Mendoza and Gregory Porter. Visit inesvelascomusic.com.
Vicente Gimeno of Los Angeles, CA, scored the film Tom’s Dilemma and recorded it with the Hollywood Studio Orchestra, with contributions from Amparo Edo Biol ’12 and Javier Escudero ’13. His piece “Space Mission” won at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Visit vicenteortizgimeno.com.
Joanna Katzen of Athol, MA, performed with Linq and Garold Amadon in New Salem, MA, at a fundraiser for the Playing for Change Foundation, part of a worldwide effort to raise funding for music lessons for underprivileged children.