A native of Bogota, DM R is an electroacoustic music composer based in New York City. Having its footholds in post spectral, ambient, pop culture, Colombian folk, and Rock en Español, her music has been presented by artists such as the International Contemporary Ensemble, Yarn Wire, Alarm will Sound, ECCE Ensemble, counter)induction, Boston Musica Viva, Berrow Duo, Eric Drescher, and Josh Modney at venues like the BANFF Centre for the Arts and Creativity, the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, the Goethe Institut in Boston, Americas Society, University of North Colorado, the Coral Gables Museum, Boston Conservatory, and the New England Conservatory. Her recent projects include a septet commissioned by the Goethe Institut for Sound Icon and Winsor Music for their “Beethoven Goes Modern” project, and an evening-length work for the New York-based trio Sputter Box commissioned by the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University, as well as a multimedia piece for TAK ensemble, a mixed trio for Fonema Consort, a string duo for andPlay, and solo pieces for bassoonist Joy Guidry and violinist Austin Wulliman.
DM R currently pursues a doctorate at Columbia University, a teaching fellow at the Computer Music Center. She also teaches composition lessons at Montclair State University and Kaufman Center’s Face the Music.