We’ve named our supporter levels for the significant historical composers whose music we publish.
The Cayambis Institute would like to thank our supporters and partners for their generous contributions. Your continued support of our programs and services creates a bridge that connects performers, composers and audiences throughout the Americas.
- Teresa Carreño Benefactor ($1,500+) Carreño was a Venezuelan pianist, composer and conductor who had an amazingly long 54-year career as an internationally renowned concert pianist.
- Eduardo Charpentier Patron ($850 to $1499) Also an accomplished flutist, Charpentier was one of the most important Panamanian composers and conductors of the 20th century. His work catalog consists of about 50 compositions.
- René Amengual Sustainer ($500 to $849) Born in 1911, Chilean René Amengual was important not only as a composer but also for his many achievements as a music educator. His Symphonic Prelude was broadcast over U.S. radio in 1943.
- Blanca Estrella Supporter ($250 to $499) Estrella is known for having been the first Venezuelan woman to obtain a degree in music composition. She left an extensive catalog that includes many piano pieces and songs.
- Renzo Bracesco Friend ($100 to $249) Born in 1888, Bracesco was well known during his lifetime in Peruvian artistic circles as the composer of numerous works of many types. He died in Italy in 1982.
A financial statement is available upon written request from the State of Virginia’s Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs.