inti figgis-vizueta

inti figgis-vizueta (they/them) is a queer Andinx experimental composer based in Brooklyn, NY. They write identity-focused musics, often channeling storytelling and the manifestation of non-hegemonic voices in concert spaces. inti works to create transparent, self-contained musical processes through which melodic and timbreal interaction blooms and consumes itself. inti studied with Felipe Lara.

inti has received numerous awards, including the 2016 Koster Grant for Summer Study, the 2017 JMU New Music for Young Musicians award, and a resident composer spot at the 2019 Mizzou International Composers’ Festival featuring Alarm Will Sound. They’ve won numerous calls for scores from organizations such as Verdant Vibes, the N/A Ensemble, UnTwelve, Baltimore Choral Arts, and 113 Collective. Their music has also been played by ensembles such as loadbang, the PUBLIQuartet, Hypercube, the RTE Contempo String Quartet, and Argot Duo, as well as the Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra and SJSU Wind Ensemble. They were featured at the New Music Gathering as a panelist in 2017 and as a featured composer in 2018 as well as at the New Latin Wave Festival 2018, curated by Angélica Negrón. inti actively freelances, with recent commissions including ones from clarinetist Gleb Kanasevich, trumpeter Kate Amrine, countertenor Luke Paulino, and the duo Mazumal (Felicia Chen & Olivia J Harris).

When not composing, inti works as the Director of Inclusion at the Boulanger Initiative and as a curator for Score Follower.