SLAM! Seattle Latin American Music Festival

October 8, 9, & 10; co-presented by SLAM and Nonsequitur, with support from 4Culture and the Viva la Musica Club.

SLAM! returns for its second year with a focus on solo, chamber, and electro-acoustic music by Latin American composers of our time. This year’s featured composer-in-residence is Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann (Brazil). Local and visiting performers include the Seattle Chamber Players, the Icicle Creek Piano Trio, guitarist Michael Nicolella, violinist Michael Lim, pianist and SLAM! founder Cristina Valdés, and flutist Margaret Lancaster.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 @ 8PM
Music by Jovino Santos Neto (Brazil), Ignacio Baca-Lobera (Mexico), German Cáceres (El Salvador), Jorge E. Campos (Ecuador), Tania León (Cuba/USA), José Luis Hurtado (Mexico), and Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann (Brazil).

Thursday, October 9, 2008 @ 8PM
Music by Astor Piazzolla (Argentina), Leo Brouwer’s (Cuba), Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann (Brazil), Pablo Santiago Chin (Costa Rica), Adina Izarra (Venezuela), and Iván Ferrer Orozco (Mexico).

Friday, October 10, 2008 @ 8PM
The closing night features music for instruments, tape, video, and live electronics by Mario Lavista (Mexico), Rodrigo Sigal (Mexico), Ricardo dal Farra (Argentina), Marisol Jimenez (Mexico), Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann (Brazil), and Arthur Kampela (Brazil).