Originally from Salta (Argentina), Dr. Andrea Pérez Mukdsi earned her PhD in Conducting from the Argentine Catholic University in Buenos Aires. She studied symphony and opera conducting in Florence and Rome (Italy) with Mtro. Gianluigi Gelmetti and Mtro. Piero Bellugi. She also has a Doctorate in Latin American Cultural Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo. A frequent guest speaker at the GSU Rialto Theatre and Alif Arabic Center in Atlanta, she teaches Latin American Music, Language, and Culture at Georgia State University.
As a musician, she works with orchestras in Argentina, Mexico, Italy, and the United States. Her scholarly research focuses on Latin American Soundscapes in the twenty-first century and the African roots of tango. Dr. Perez Mukdsi currently directs Ensemble Warmi (Argentina) and the Latin American Women Composers Project, an initiative focused on rescuing and promoting the works by Latin-American women composers of the twentieth and twenty-first century.
“The Audio-nauts of the Sono-route: Sound and Inclusion in Cortázar’s ‘Apocalipsis de Solentiname.’”
TRANS: Revista transcultural de música, 2021
'I know I will hear what I heard before:' The Role of Music in Narrative Progression
A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A MELODY: MAPPING JULIO CORTÁZAR'S MUSICAL NARRATIVES
On Rhizomatic Bridges in Cortázar’s Musical “Clone”