Cayambis Music Press Signs Peruvian Composer to Five Year Contract

Music Publisher Increases Its Latin American Sheet Music Catalog

Online PR News – 04-June-2014 – Blacksburg, VA – Blacksburg, VA: Today, Cayambis Music Press, a music publishing company specializing in classical sheet music from Latin America, is pleased to announce that Peruvian composer Alvaro Ponce de León has been added to the company’s list of international composers. Ponce de León, who initially studied music in the national conservatory of his home country, is currently finishing an advanced degree in orchestral percussion in the Tatuí Conservatory in São Paulo, Brazil. His music reveals the strong influence of jazz as well as Afro-Peruvian styles.

Alvaro brings a number of compositions to the Cayambis Music Press catalog, including some very skillfully composed works for percussion ensembles. Alvaro said, “It’s very gratifying to be able to work with a company that has such an international outlook and projection.”

John Walker, owner of Cayambis Music Press, said, “Alvaro’s percussion music piqued our interest not only because of the growing demand for this type of music, but especially because of its high quality. For these reasons we are convinced that his music will be very successful.”

About Cayambis Music Press: Cayambis Music Press is a music publisher based in Blacksburg, Virginia. Founded in 2013, the company specializes in Latin American classical sheet music for small groups and ensembles. Currently, the company represents over 100 compositions by composers from 13 Latin American countries. The company also provides free postings on its website about upcoming performances of Latin American music, as well as free resources related to the music of Latin America.