And thank you for visiting!
J. Andrés Ballesteros (b. 1991) composes music for a range of ensembles and media, works to nurture social change through music as artistic adviser for the Eureka Ensemble, and teaches at the Boston Arts Academy. You can learn more about him here and contact him here. He promises not to write his reply in 3rd person.
7 Dec ‘19 @ Cambridge (venue TBA) and 13 Dec ‘19 @ Lexington (venue TBA): performance as part of the Jameson Singers
11 Dec ‘19 @ Church of the Covenant: Handel’s El Mesías, performed by Eureka Ensemble and the Chelsea Collaborative (I’ll be managing various details of the program and arranging some music for it)
date TBD, spring ‘20 @ Boston Arts Academy: Premiere of new piece for BAA String Orchestra
date TBD, late spring ‘20 @ various locations around Greater Boston: Premiere of new musical play about the immigrant experience in the area today (book by playwright Ginger Lazarus, in collaboration with In Good Company, and Eureka Ensemble)
…and some recent ones
4 May ‘19 @ Church of the Covenant: Premiere of “Voces” at Eureka’s spring concert, “Through Struggle to the Stars”
5 Jun ‘19 @ Omni Nashville: Panelist on “The Orchestra as Community Organization” at the annual League of American Orchestras national conference
8 Jun ‘19, 7:30pm @ The Somerville Armory (Somerville, MA): Concert reading of Eric Kofman’s new musical Haber, including my orchestrations of 4 songs. Additional details and tickets available here.
14 Jun ‘19, 7pm @ 95 Empire St., Providence, RI: Screening of “The Time is Already” (dir. Selene Means) at Queer Activism is RI. Additional details available here.