Member Profile: Ferdinando DeSena
Ferdinando De Sena is a Miami composer, born in Brooklyn, NY. He teaches composition and electronic music at the New World School of the Arts, He served on the faculty of the University of Miami from 1992 – 2009, and was Director of the Electronic Music Studio. Fred DeSena’s music has been performed throughout the continental U.S., in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Argentina, Italy, Ireland, and Scotland. Fred De Sena earned a B.A in Computer Music at Ithaca College, a Masters in Electronic Music and a D.M.A. in Composition at the University of Miami. His principle teachers were Dennis Kam, Peter Rothbart, and Don Wilson. Fred is a PARMA recording artist and has also had music released by artists on Albany Records and American Modern Recordings.