Composer, Performer, Director
Miguel Llanque (1981) is a Bolivian composer dedicated to the creation of new instrumental sound sources with and without electronics. He has composed music for different formats, both for invented and conventional instruments and is a founding member of the Ensamble Maleza. Since 2011 is an active member of the Casataller composers and performers collective, based in La Paz.
Ensamble Maleza´s work focuses on the interpretation and dissemination of contemporary music created by composers from various backgrounds since 2011 in La Paz, Bolivia.
The ensemble has also participated as ensemble-in-residence of various didactic concert cycles in Casataller with the purpose of promoting instances of exchange between audience, creators and interpreters. Many instrumentalists have been part of this project performing new music at various festivals, collaborating with artists from different artistic disciplines, recording works for the albums Ulupika, Música boliviana del siglo XXI vol. I y II. It was an integral part of the Escuela de Composición education program.
Ensamble Maleza currently works with composers interested in instrumental music with fixed or live electronics.