José Pablo Quesada Rosales

Instructor in Musicology, Director of Operations for PianoTexas International Academy & Festival
Music
Ed Landreth Hall 229

j.p.quesada@tcu.edu | 817-257-7456

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Education

DMA - Texas Christian University
MM - Texas Christian University
BM - National University of Costa Rica

Courses Taught

MUSI 10053 Survey of Music
MUSI 10201 Elementary Ear Training
MUSI 10211 Elementary Ear Training

Areas of Focus

Piano Performance and Pedagogy
Music Theory
Musicology

Live Performances: Concertino for Piano and Orchestra, by Arthur Honegger, with the Heredia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eddie Mora, San José, Costa Rica, December 20, 2015.

Concertino for Piano and Orchestra “Epíclesis del Espíritu,” by Diana Arismendi, with the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra conducted by Alfredo Rugeles, Caracas, Venezuela, October 11, 2014.

Rhapsody in Blue, by George Gershwin, with the Funza Wind Symphony conducted by Oscar Chunza, Bogotá, Colombia, May 12, 2012.

Concerto no. 2 in B-flat major, op. 19, by Ludwig Van Beethoven, with the Cartago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Iván Arguedas, Cartago, Costa Rica, July 9, 2011.

Piano Concerto No. 1, by Dieter Lehnhoff, with the El Salvador National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Germán Cáceres, San Salvador, El Salvador, Febrero 26, 2009.

World Premieres:

Rubaie for Flute and Celesta, by Matthew Briggs, with Mehrdad Gholami (flute), Fort Worth, TX, November 1, 2016.

Concertino for Piano and Orchestra “Epíclesis del Espíritu,” by Diana Arismendi, with the Heredia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eddie Mora, San José, Costa Rica, April 13, 2014.

Piano Trio, by Kyle Roderick, with Chayong Lee (violin) and Jenny Kwak (Cello), Fort Worth, TX, April 3, 2013.

Arboleda Op. 154, by Mario Alfagüell, San José, Costa Rica, November 22, 2011.

Lava Op. 154, by Mario Alfagüell, San José, Costa Rica, September 11, 2007.

Piano Concerto No. 1, by Dieter Lehnhoff, with the Millenium Symphony Orchestra conducted by Dieter Lehnhoff, Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 17, 2006.

Recordings:

José Pablo Quesada with the Heredia Symphony Orchestra, “Piano Concerto Op. 13,” by Carlos Enrique Vargas, In Tiempos, Musitica, 2014, CD.

 

Judith Solomon Award in Vocal Accompanying, Texas Christian University, 2012
First Prize at the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition in New York, 2011

Third Prize at the Young Pianists of Iberoamerica Piano Competition in Dominican Republic, 2010

Winner of Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Audition Competition, Texas Christian University, Spring 2010

First and Second Prices at the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, 2007 and 2010

F. Howard and Mary D. Walsh Graduate Piano Scholarship, Texas Christian University, 2009

Distinguished Student Award, National University of Costa Rica, Fall 2007

Music Teachers National Association

Texas Music Teachers Association

Fort Worth Music Teachers Association

Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Society

College of Music Society

FWMTA Local Performance Contest (Local Chairperson)