Part of the Victory Theatre International Arts Academy.
The Victory Players is a Pierrot + Percussion ensemble, playing a diverse range of contemporary music.
MIFA Victory Theatre and NEPM Present
Sí Se Puede (Yes We Can) Victory Players in Concert
Under Music Director Tianhui Ng, Sí Se Puede (Yes We Can) will include premieres of compositions by composers J. Andrés Ballesteros, Cody Criswell-Badillo, Marina López, Felipe Pérez Santiago, Jorge Sosa, and Leaha Maria Villarreal. Performed by the MIFA Victory Players ensemble Giovanni Pérez (Flute), Eric Schultz (Clarinet), Clare Monfredo (Cello), Nathan Ben-Yehuda (Piano), Robert Rocheteau (Percussion), and introducing violinist-in-residence Samuel Vargas.
MIFA Victory Players Invited For Residency At The University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School Of Music And The College Of Fine And Applied Arts
the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has invited the MIFA Victory Players to take part in their Symposium on Puerto Rican Musical Creativity. As part of the residency, the MIFA Victory Players will perform “El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port” concert which includes special guest drum and dance group Bomba de Aquí of Holyoke, Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 at 4 PM at Smith Recital Hall. During the residency, the Victory Players will be giving masterclasses, Music Director Tianhui Ng will conduct the Illinois Modern Ensemble (IME) concert with a special bassoon and bongo piece by our Ensemble Manager, Angela M. Santiago, and Bomba de Aquí will present a Bomba workshop. Carlos Carrillo, a MIFA commissioned composer who is an Associate Professor of Composition-Theory at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign facilitated the collaboration and will be a moderator for the Futuros Creativos and Luncheon and other events throughout the Symposium.
Open Rehearsal 1/12/23
Pro Arte Musical and their program “Música Abierta” arrive tomorrow, Thursday, January 12th, at the Specialized School of Libre de Música San Juan Ernesto Ramos Antonini, in San Juan, PR, to offer a didactic encounter with the MIFA Victory Players! Thanks to the sponsorship of the Fundación Ángel Ramos
El Puerto Rico
Limited series hosted by Tianhui Ng
El Puerto Rico: The Rich Port is a podcast featuring new music that celebrates the rich history and culture of Puerto Rico performed by the Victory Players under the direction of Tianhui Ng.
El Puerto Rico - Digital Music Series
Presented by MIFA Victory Theatre, New England Public Media (NEPM), and GBH Music - "El Puerto Rico” a series of 10 original works by contemporary composers performed by the MIFA Victory Players with Music Director Tianhui Ng and interviews by GBH's Brian McCreath with composers.
Ensemble Management Team
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Holyoke Cultural Council, Chicopee Cultural Council, and Springfield Cultural Council local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.