Haynes Artist Marco Granados, a native of Venezuela, maintains an active international career as a soloist, chamber musician, and educator. His diverse repertoire spans from classical to folk, with an emphasis on Latin-American music as his specialty. He is currently a member of the innovative Chamber Ensemble Classical Jam and has been a member of many critically acclaimed ensembles, among them the Quintet of the Americas, Triangulo (Latin American Chamber Trio) and Un Mundo Ensemble. As a founding member of the Amerigo Ensemble, The Camerata Latinoamericana and the Granados/Abend Duo, Mr. Granados’collaborations also include those with The Cuarteto Latinoamericano, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and with such distinguished artists as Paquito D’Rivera, flutist Ransom Wilson, harpist Nancy Allen, oboist Heinz Holliger, flutist William Bennett, as well as with soprano Renee Fleming and baritone Dwayne Croft. Recent performances include recitals at Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium and tours of the US, Slovenia and South Africa. He has also performed at many summer music festivals including Moab, Chautauqua and the Colorado Music Festival in addition to the Caramoor International Music Festival. From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Granados was Music Advisor to Caramoor’s Latin American Music Initiative: Sonidos Latinos.