Marco-Adrián Ramos (1995) is a Mexican-American composer and arranger who has written for a variety of media including works for voice, instrumental and electroacoustic ensembles, and dance. He has attended the European-American Musical Alliance, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Next Festival of Emerging Artists, and the Aspen Music Festival; composers with whom he has had the pleasure of working include Christopher Lacy, Robert Beaser, Christopher Rouse, Derek Bermel, Christopher Theofanidis, Stephen Hartke, and Arturo Márquez.

In 2013, his piece Three Brief Inventions for clarinet and bassoon was published by TrevCo Music. He is the recipient of a 2016 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, as well as twice being a finalist. In 2018, he was awarded an artist grant from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures in conjunction with composer-mentor Gabriela Lena Frank, and was also awarded the Arthur Friedman Prize in 2018 “for an outstanding orchestral work”; the piece Toys in a Field was premiered under the baton of Jeffrey Milarsky with the Juilliard Orchestra in Alice Tully Hall. He’s also been honored with a 2019 Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the 2019 William Schuman Prize from the BMI Foundation. Commissioners include GLFCAM, The Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Helios Camerata, and the New York Youth Symphony. Marco-Adrián received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at The Juilliard School.


Marco-Adrián Ramos (1995) es un compositor y arreglista mexicano-estadounidense que ha escrito para una variedad de medios, incluyendo obras para voz, conjuntos instrumentales y electroacústicos, y baile. Ha asistido a festivales y congresos como la European-American Musical Alliance, el Bowdoin International Music Festival, el Next Festival of Emerging Artists, y el Aspen Music Festival. Ramos ha estudiado con compositores como Christopher Lacy, Robert Beaser, Christopher Rouse, Derek Bermel, Christopher Theofanidis, Stephen Hartke, y Arturo Márquez.

En 2013, su obra Tres breves invenciones para clarinete y fagot fue publicada por TrevCo Music. Ha sido finalista en dos ocasiones, al igual que recipiente del ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award. En 2018 fue otorgado una beca del National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures conjuntamente con la compositora-mentora Gabriela Lena Frank, y también ha sido premiado el Arthur Friedman Prize en 2018 como reconocimiento de su pieza Toys in a Field como “una obra orquestal destacada”; fue estrenada el abril 2018 por la orquesta de Juilliard bajo la batuta del Maestro Jeffrey Milarsky en la sala Alice Tully en NYC. En 2019 recibió la beca Charles Ives del American Academy of Arts and Letters, y también el 2019 premio William Schuman de la BMI Foundation. Encargadores incluyen GLFCAM, la Orchestra of St. Luke’s, la Helios Camerata, y la New York Youth Symphony. Marco-Adrián recibió su bachillerato y maestría en The Juilliard School.