March 6-8, 2019
University of San Diego
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Andre de Quadros

Boston University
Professor of Music
Professor André de Quadros is a conductor, ethnomusicologist, music educator, writer, and human rights activist. His professional work has taken him to the most diverse settings, spanning professional ensembles, and projects with prisons, psychosocial rehabilitation, refugees and asylum-seekers, poverty locations, and victims of torture and trauma in more than 40 countries. He is a professor of music at Boston University where he is also affiliated with African, Asian, and Muslim Studies and the Prison Education Program. He directs the Manado State University Choir (Indonesia), Common Ground Voices (Jerusalem), Common Ground Voices / La Frontera (Tijuana/San Diego), SCO Countries Youth Choir (Shanghai), VOICES 21C (Boston), and the Muslim Choral Ensemble (Sri Lanka). He is co-founder and creative director of The Choral Commons.