Joan Arnau Pàmies
Joan Arnau Pàmies is a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He has written pieces for new music specialists Fonema Consort, Ensemble Dal Niente, JACK Quartet, Kathryn Schulmeister, and Jessica Aszodi. His music has been performed at numerous international festivals, including the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, MATA, and Foro de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez. He has received commissions from the Internationales Darmstadt Musikinstitut, Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical, Barcelona’s Liceu opera house, and L’Auditori. Pàmies received an undergraduate degree in composition from the New England Conservatory and completed a doctoral degree in composition from Northwestern University. He is a member of SMAC!, a labor union of Catalan musicians.