University of Arizona
College of Fine Arts - School of Music

Choral Studies

Distinguished Speakers Series

Ahmed Anzaldúa

Latin American Baroque Choral Music

Ahmed Anzaldúa is a Mexican choral conductor, classical pianist, and music educator of Egyptian descent.  He is an active musician, performing in Mexico and the United States frequently as a soloist and conductor with choirs, orchestras, in recitals, and as a collaborative pianist.  He currently lives in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is the director and founder of Border CrosSing, an organization dedicated to integrating historically segregated audiences, repertoire and musicians through the performance of choral music.  He is also a co-editor of the Justice Choir songbook and Director of Music Ministries at Unity Church–Unitarian.

Recommended Reading

  • Music in Cuba (1523-1900)
    Alejo Carpentier and Ethel S. Cohen
    The Musical Quarterly
    Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul., 1947), pp. 365-380
    Published by: Oxford University Press