Associate Professor of Music (Cello)
East Studio Building, JS225
- M.M., Master of Music, Indiana University, 1989
- B.M., Bachelor of Music, Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, 1986
Emilio Colón was honored with the Pablo Casals Medal upon graduation from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, where he received his bachelor's degree.
He won first prize in the Las Americas Festival Solo Competition, and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and sponsorship from Chamber Music America. He has presented recitals and master classes and performed as a soloist with orchestras in Canada, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States. He was a faculty member at Roundtop Music Festival and the Aria International Music Festival.
Professor Colón's performing editions have been published by Masters Music Publications; he has made solo and chamber recordings for the Enharmonic, Zephyr, Lyras and Klavier labels, and was recently featured as performer, arranger and composer on Klavier's recent release of "Obsecion."
Has conducted the Indiana Cello Ensemble in annual presentations; and is Executive Vice President of the Eva Janzer Memorial Cello Center at Indiana University.