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PROM DRESSES Jorge Variego was born in Rosario, Argentina. He has a doctorate degree in music composition from the University of Florida, a masters of music degree in composition and clarinet performance form Carnegie Mellon University, where he attended as a Fulbright scholar, and a JD equivalent from the National University of Rosario. He is currently Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Previously, he pursued research at the Institute of Sonology, and served as music faculty at Valley City State University and at the University of Florida.
Actively involved with technology in sound and music, Jorge has created and performed a great deal of works for clarinet and electronics in the US, Europe and South America. He participated in many international music festivals such as MATA, SEAMUS, EMS, Holland Festival, Sonoimágenes, and can be heard on many CDs, including his most recent solo CD’s Necessity (Albany-2010) and Regress (CMMAS-2013), and in a recent album by SCI Pendulum (PARMA Records 2014). In June 2013, he was resident artist at the Visby Centre for Composers, in Sweden, where he composed a new work commissioned by the Berner Musikkollegium.

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