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Hector Valdivia

Hector Valdivia

  • Professor of Music and S. Eugene Bailey Director of the Carleton Orchestra, Music

Education & Professional History

University of Wisconsin, BMus; Yale University, MMus, MMA, DMA.

At Carleton since 1994.

Courses Taught This Year

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages


HECTOR VALDIVIA (Orchestration, Applied Strings, Chamber Music) received the B.M.A. from the University of Wisconsin and the M.M.A., M.M., and D.M.A. from the Yale School of Music. His research interests include the music of Eugene Ysaye, Luisa Adolpha Le Beau, and Amy Beach. Dr. Valdivia recently recorded Beach's "Variations on Balkan Themes" with the Moravian Philharmonic in Olomouc, Czech Republic. As a violinist, he performs with the Veblen Piano Trio and recently recorded several new works by Phillip Rhodes, Carleton's Composer-in-Residence.

Profile updated October 25, 2013

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