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J. Rafael Fuentes

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Vangelis, Santana, Joan Manuel Serrat, Chavela Vargas, La Troba Cubana

Influences:

Vangelis, Santana, Joan Manuel Serrat, Chavela Vargas, La Trova Cubana

Favourite Singer/Songwriter:

Dylan, Cohen, Joan Manuel Serrat

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Songs by J. Rafael Fuentes

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Region:

St. Catharines, ON

Level of Experience:

PROFESSIONAL

Genre:

Other

Albums Released:

songs: 2006. Flamenco Canadiense 2004. Hijo Prodigo 2003 Ida y Vuelta 1982. La Honesta Persona de Sechuan 1973 Brilla el Sol (La Fauna) 1972. Soy tan solo Viento (La Fauna) Instrumental : (Original music for his educational company DramaSound

Awards:

007. Unisong USA songwriting contest. Finalist with the song "Rodando" (non-English category)

Other Jobs:

I write music for theatre.... and my hobby is wo write my own songs

Biography:

Music Awards:

2007. Unisong USA songwriting contest. Finalist with the song "Rodando" (non-English category)
2007. "Multiculturalism in the Arts Award" from the City of St. Catharines. Ontario. Canada .
2006. "Unisong International Songwritting Contest (USA)" Finalist (World Category) with the song "Cantando Pasan la Vida"
2006. The John Lennon Songwriting Contest (NY). Finalist (Latin Music style) with the song “Caballito Blanco”
2006. ISC (International Songwriting Competition. Nashville, USA) .Finalist (World Music style) with the song “Caballito Blanco”
2001. Finalist Award: New York American Educational Video Festival. Wrote original music for the Toronto District School Board’s DANCE IN EDUCATION: SYMPHONY PICTURES (with choreography by Danny Grossman) Video Project
1980. The Mexican Association of Theatre Critics’ Award (Silvestre Revueltas Award) for Best Original Music for Theatre for LA SOMBRA DEL CAUDILLO. Luis de Tavira: Director (Mexico City).
1978 The Mexican Association of Theatre Critics’ Award (Silvestre Revueltas Award) for Best Original Music for Theatre for LA HONESTA PERSONA DE SECHUAN. Luis de Tavira: director (Mexico City).
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Music for Theatre:

CANADA/USA/MEXICO (1985-2010):

Original music for the following Productions/projects:

PIERROT LUMINAIRE -musical theatre-(Lou Campbell) Mississippi. USA (Bellheaven College) (2010)
REFLEJOS (Isa Aguilar) Mexico -music for poetry- CD
I CAN DANCE, by Hanna Beach (Ottawa,Canada) (CD-choreography) (2009)
EFTO ARTS (visual arts, drama and dance) (Toronto, Canada) (2008)
EFTO ARTS (visual arts, drama and dance) (Toronto, Canada) (2009)




Original music for the following Major Productions for the Brock University Department of Dramatic Arts:

WOYZECK, by Georg Buchner.
HEDDA 2. Adapted from HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen.
INUK AND THE SUN by Henry Beissel.
STAGE DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES, based on 2 one-act plays.
ON THE EDGE, adapted from writings by Leila Lustig and Shirley Barrie.
THE INSECT PLAY by Karl and Josef Kapek, adapted by Stephen Johnston.
THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS adapted by Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carriere.
ANTIGONE by Jean Cocteau.
THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE by Berthold Brecht.
INSIDE OUT, based on the poem THE FOUR LITTLE GIRLS by Pablo Picasso.
BLOOD RELATIONS by Sharon Pollack.
PEER GYNT by Ibsen.
THE SORROWFUL CANADIANS, based on poems by Wilfred Watson.
TORONTOPOLIS. Movement/image production based on WOYZECK by Georg Buchner.
WHO IS WILFRED WATSON? Based on poems by Wilfred Watson.
HANDCUFFS by James Reaney.





MEXICO (1972-1982).
Original music for the following theatre productions:

EL CICLOPE, LA SIRENA Y EL ARCO. Based on Homer’s THE ODYSSEY. Theatres: Teatro de la Ciudad and El Galeon, Mexico City.
SEPTIMO, NO ROBARAS TANTO by Dario Fo.Theatre: Centro de Teatro, Mexico City.
LA MADRUGADA. Film version. Represented Mexico at the Lille, France Experimental Film Festival.
ROJO Y PARDO (Auspices of the Bulgarian Embassy in Mexico City). Theatre: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Mexico City.
LA SOMBRA DEL CAUDILLO by Martin Luis Guzman. Theatre: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Mexico City.
LOS VERANEANTES by Maxim Gorki. Theatre: Centro de Teatro, Mexico City.
LA MADRUGADA by Juan Tovar. Theatre: Juan Ruiz de Alarcon, Mexico City.
LA HONESTA PERSONA DE SECHUAN by Bertold Brecht. Theatres: La Ciudadela and Juan Ruiz de Alarcon (University of Mexico), Mexico City.
LA APOSTASIA by Luisa Josefina Hernandez. Instituto Libre de Filosofia, Mexico City.

International Festivals:

original music and songs for plays and competitions which were chosen to represent Mexico at the following International Festivals:

2003. Music for the International SIFE competition in Amsterdam, Holland (work with the Canadian team CITG)
1982. Berlin, Germany. Festival Horizonte ‘82. Latin American Arts Festival. "El General Madruga."
1982. Amsterdam, Holland International Festival. EL GENERAL MADRUGA.
1982. Zurich, Switzerland. Summer Theatre Festival. EL GENERAL MADRUGA.
1981. Lille, France. Experimental Film Festival. Film version of the play, LA MADRUGADA.
1979. Guanajuato, Mexico. International Cervantine Festival. EL GENERAL MADRUGA.
1978. Guanajuato, Mexico. The International Cervantine Festival. LA HONESTA PERSONA DE SECHUAN.
1973. San Francisco California, USA. Jesuit International Artists’ Conference. (Original songs).

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