Résumé

Monica C. Demarco

Education

2004-Present University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM

  • 2009 B.M. (cum laude) Piano Performance, University of New Mexico
  • 2009 B.M. Theory/Composition, University of New Mexico
  • Music Theory I- IV, Post Tonal Theory, Orchestration, Composition I-IV, Music History, Conducting, 18th/19th Century Counterpoint, Piano Technique, Music Technologies, Concert Choir, Las Cantantes Women’s Choir, Applied Lessons for Piano Performance, Applied Lessons for Composition, Electric Ensemble, Physics of Sound
  • Core studies within the College of Arts and Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable mention in vocal work competition “Amici della Lirica” in Piacenza, Italy
  • Winner of the 2008 Scott Wilkinson Composition Contest at the University of New Mexico
  • Winner of performance in 2008 National Student SCI Conference hosted in Indianapolis
  • Performance in Laramie Wyoming State University Composers Symposium
  • Winner of the 2009 Scott Wilkinson Composition Contest at the University of New Mexico
  • Recipient of music departmental scholarships

Experience

2004-Present Private Practice/ UNM Albuquerque, NM

         Sole Proprietor of Vivace Music Studio

  • Pedagogy for Piano Performance and Theory Instruction
  • President of NMFMC (New Mexico Federation of Music Clubs)
  • Resident composer, collaborator and performer for Air Dance New Mexico

 General

  • Sound design and composition for Blackout Theatre Company
  • Extensive live performance and professional recording with multiple musical projects
  • Performance in “Lebendige Musikerziehung” in Heek, Germany 2007/2008
  • 2009 Arranger for Hey Mozart! Program
  • Choir Ensemble, Piano Solo Performance and Ensemble Work

References *contact info available upon request

Christopher Shultis, Ph.D., Regents Professor of Music
University of New Mexico, Department of Music
MSC 04 2570 Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM 87131

Manny Rettinger, Recording Engineer
University of New Mexico, Department of Music
MSC 04 2570 Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM 87131

Debra Landau, Artistic Director
Air Dance Art Space, a Center for Performance and Arts Education
3030 Isletta Blvd. S.W. Albuquerque, NM 87105