Márquez named Interlochen’s director of music

Posted on: May 3, 2021

“Enrique Márquez, who produces and books events for Harvard University’s Department of Music and administers the Fromm Music Foundation, has been appointed director of music by Interlochen Center for the Arts,” writes Susan Elliott in Thursday’s (4/29) Musical America (subscription required). “He succeeds Kedrik Merwin, who left in 2019 and is now executive director of the Traverse (City, MI) Symphony Orchestra…. Márquez will oversee music programming, pedagogy, and curricula for Interlochen Arts Academy, Camp, College of Creative Arts, and Interlochen Online. He starts June 1.… [At] the Fromm Music Foundation, Márquez has been involved in commissioning new work and collaborating with … Tanglewood, the American Composers Orchestra, the American Academy in Rome, and Sony Classical. Previously a lecturer in the Arts Administration and Cultural Entrepreneurship Program at Northeastern University, Márquez served for two years as director of the Veracruz Cultural Institute in Mexico and as founding executive and artistic director of the Boca del Rio Philharmonic Orchestra. He holds masters degrees in music from the Manhattan School of Music, in cultural policy and management from City University London, and in education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.”