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Perera, Adriana Send message

Adriana Perera is currently an Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Oakwood University, Alabama.

In 1988 she graduated from Instituto Adventista del Plata, Argentina, with a B.M. in Piano Performance and Music Education. She moved to Spain in 1989, and pursued a B.M. in Music Theory and Piano Accompaniment at Conservatorio Joaquín Rodrigo, Valencia. In 2001 she completed a M.M in Theory and Solfege at Conservatorio Superior de Valencia. She also pursued Band and Orchestra Conducting classes with Maestro Ferran Ferrer, at Allegro International Music Academy, Valencia. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2009, with a M.M in Composition from Belmont University, Nashville. She studied with Paul Godwin, William Pursell and Bryan Clark.

Mrs. Perera is a prolific composer, songwriter, pianist, and an international lecturer on Music and Worship. She co-produced Album CDs “Instrumento de Paz” (1995) and “Búscale” (2001) with Vocal and Instrumental ensembles of Conservatorio J. S. Bach, Sagunto. The proceeds from her album “Canta Conmigo. From Children to Children” (2000) were used for ADRA Spain, to provide running water for children in Peru. She wrote three SATB sacred pieces for Amanecer’s album CD “Imagínate” (2002) and four songs for María José Jimeno's album CD “Tu Promesa” (2007).

She was the composer in residence for J.S.Bach Choir and Orchestra from 2000 to 2006. Mrs Perera premiered her works in Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Granada, Córdoba, Madrid, Bilbao, Geneve, Lisboa, Salzburg, Collonges Sous Saleve, Nashville and Huntsville, with great success.

Her works also include 3 Sacred Musicals for SATB, Piano and Orchestra, an Oratorio, 5 Sacred pieces for SATB and Piano, 50 Songs for Voice and Piano, 14 Children Songs, and 3 Folk pieces for Guitar, Saxophone and Percussion.

Mrs. Perera works are published by Safeliz, Hope Media, (Spain) Pacific Press and Pan de Vida (USA).

She is a member of Sociedad general de autores de España, American Society of Composers and Publishers, and Birmingham Alliance of Music and Arts.

In 2012 her work “Psalm 146” for SATB and Organ/Piano was awarded at UAH New Music Festival, choir category. Her music has been performed by the Aeolians of Oakwood University, Oakwood University Choir, J.S.Bach Conservatory Choir and Orchestra, Dúo Bastezzi-Gasterra, Huntsville Latino Jazz Band, Huntsville Master Choral, Andrews University Singers, Recrea Dúo and María José Jimeno, among others.

She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Music Composition at the Universidad Católica de Argentina.
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Total 3 Compositions
Series: Contest, Theme: Contest
Orchestration: Choir>SSAATTBB, Difficulty: easy to medium
Series: Songs (spiritual), Theme: miscellaneous
Orchestration: Choir>SSAATTBB+Piano, Difficulty: medium to hard
Series: Stand Alone Pieces, Theme: miscellaneous
Orchestration: Violin+Piano, Difficulty: easy to medium
Total 3 Compositions