Department of Music

Performance Listing

UCM V: Ensamble Quito 6 - 8:00 pm, Saturday, February 23, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

UCM V features Ensamble Quito 6,  the resident ensemble for Virginia Tech's first annual Congress on Latin American Music, entitled "Transcending Borders:  Latin American Music and its Projection on to a World Stage".  Ensamble Quito 6 features classical instrumentalists performing traditional Ecuadorian music.  Quito 6: Victoria Robalino, violín; Amelia Rivadeneira, cello; Luis Arias, bass; Rocío Lima, flute ; Benito Tayupanda, clarinet; Alex Alarcón, piano.  Established in 2004, Ecuador’s “Ensamble Quito 6” consists of six professional musicians who individually have been acclaimed for the quality and consistency of their musical accomplishments. The goal of this group is to investigate and disseminate the traditional, classical and contemporary music of Ecuador through compositions and arrangements that have been specifically created for this ensemble. Jorge Oviedo, the director of the group, is a composer who has received national as well as international recognition. Tickets are $15 General |$12 Seniors/Faculty/Staff | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old. Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to  All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.