Bronx Arts Ensemble presents Bronx-Born trumpeter and composer Ray Vega in concert with The Bronx Arts Ensemble String Quartet. The concert will include old standards by Duke Ellington, Bernie Miller, and Kurt Weill, as well as original compositions by Mr. Vega.
Original compositions include Buscando Doña Juana Figueroa is a work premiered by the Vermont Symphony, dedicated and inspired by Mr. Vega’s maternal grandmother, born in Puerto Rico in 1912.
Ray Vega is a multifaceted composer, educator, musician and Bronx native.