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Local Spotlight - Jordan Figueroa


Jordan Figueroa

Jordan Figueroa is studying music education at the University of Arizona. He plays euphonium and is a growing composer. "Music is my life and it has helped me grow into the person I am today. I hope to show young students the wonder music provides."


This year he'll be be writing the soundtrack for two movies and commissioning a classical work for Grupo Arizona.


We asked Jordan 5 questions about his experiences as musicians in Tucson. Here's what he said:



What's your favorite venue to play in Tucson?

Hotel Congress



What's the funniest thing that's happened during a performance?

Getting showered in rain and still going through a full performance



What's your first memory as a musician?

Picking Violin in 3rd grade (I play euphonium/tuba now)



What's your favorite song to perform?

"Sh-Boom" by The Chords



What's the best advice you've ever received?

The Effort is the Prize


 

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