Josué Collado Fregoso
Josué Collado Fregoso, (b. 1986, México City, México) is a composer and performer exploring the ontological dimension of time and its relationship with music. His works take elements from Mexican folk music, classical-concert music, and popular music.
His music has been performed by different ensembles and musicians as Bang on a Can All-stars, Alejandro Escuer, JACK quartet, Vicky Chow, Sattva quartet, Wilfrido Terrazas, Isabelle O’Connell, Iván Manzanilla among others.
Collado received his Master of Music diploma by the New York University where he studied with Michael Gordon and Julia Wolfe. He was awarded the Jovenes Creadores Fellowship to develop a yearlong project based on the Mexico City-spanish accents.
The People's Commissioning Fund at Bang on a Can commissioned the piece Joie de Vivre for Bang on a Can All Stars premiered at Vertice festival in México City in 2018.
Collado is part of interdisciplinary ensemble Attica! since 2018 where he develops different projects involving music, visual arts, contemporary dance, and poetry/spoken word. He is also part of the electrojazz ensemble Uproot.