Projects: Notated Music
Wilfrido Terrazas collaborates closely with composers from Mexico and abroad in the creation of new works. Recent collaborations have resulted in the premières of pieces by Ignacio Baca Lobera, Olivia Block, Eduardo Caballero, Samuel Cedillo, Thanos Chrysakis, Georgina Derbez, Edgar Guzmán, Nickos Harizanos, Valeria Jonard, Costas Mantzoros, Iván Naranjo, Hiram Navarrete, Hilda Paredes, Liliana Rodríguez, Mauricio Rodríguez, Germán Romero, Borey Shin and Hebert Vázquez, to name a few. He has also worked personally with many composers in the interpretation of already existing pieces, among them Cecilia Arditto, Carola Bauckholt, Juan Cristóbal Cerrillo, Karheinz Essl, José Manuel López López, Rogelio Sosa, Marcelo Toledo and Christian Wolff.
Wilfrido performs mainly as a soloist and chamber musician. He has participated as an advisor, collaborator and guest flutist with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) in several projects. He has also worked with Ludwig Carrasco, José Luis Castillo, Claire Chase, Christophe Desjardins, Álvaro Díaz Rodríguez, Carmina Escobar, Pablo Gómez, Stephanie Griffin, Omar Hernández-Hidalgo, Cory Hills, José Luis Hurtado, Rodrigo Macías, Susan Narucki, David Núñez, Natalia Pérez Turner, David Smeyers, Juan Trigos, Orquesta de Cámara de Ensenada, Orquesta Sinfónica Mexiquense and Ensamble Süden, among many other artists.
-Flute and cello duo, with Natalia Pérez Turner
-Flute and guitar duo, with José Manuel Alcántara
-FILERA , voice, flute and cello trio, with Carmina Escobar and Natalia Pérez Turner
-TRIO D'ORIZZONTE, wind trio with Carlos Rosas (oboe), and Antonio Rosales (clarinet)
-LIMINAR (new music ensemble), Alexander Bruck, artistic director.
-SONIDERO 13, ensemble of the Experimental Music Workshop at Escuela Superior de Música; Wilfrido Terrazas, artistic director.
Projects: Improvised Music
An avid improviser, Wilfrido has also collaborated with many musicians in the fields of free improvisation, experimental music, creative music, jazz and even rock. Recently he has played and/or recorded with Susan Alcorn, Josué Amador, Gibrán Andrade, Gabriela Areal, Javier Areal Vélez, Jen Baker, Karl Berger, Nicolas Caloia, Angélica Castelló, Vincent Chancey, Todd Clouser, Andrew Drury, Marc Ducret, Jorge Espinal, Flandrew Fleisenberg, Agustín Genoud, Stephanie Griffin, Vinny Golia, Dennis Gonzalez, Ratzo Harris, Ig Henneman, Andy Hayleck, Katt Hernandez, Makoto Kawabata, James Ilgenfritz, Anne La Berge, Yair López, Adnán Márquez-Borbón, Wade Matthews, Roscoe Mitchell, Abdul Moimême, Andrew Munsey, Shoko Nagai, Angelika Niscier, Mary Oliver, Tom Rainey, Stephanie Richards, Jane Rigler, David Sánchez, Carlos Sandoval, Carlos Santos, Ingrid Sertso, Harvey Sorgen, Burkhard Stangl, Leo Svirsky, Stomu Takeishi, Turbina, Chuck Ver Straeten, Jennifer Walshe and Peter Zummo, among others.
He is a founding member of the Mexican improvisation project Generación Espontánea.
THE WILFRIDO TERRAZAS SEA QUINTET
A jazz-influenced project, based in Ensenada and started in 2016, the quintet features Iván Trujillo on trumpet, José Fernando Solares on saxes, Edwin Montes on guitar and Abraham Lizardo on drums.
Improvising duo with sound- and multimedia artist Yair López.
Mexican free improvisation anti-band, founded in 2006.
Current active members: Carlos Alegre, Darío Bernal Villegas, Alexander Bruck, Ramón del Buey, Misha Marks, Natalia Pérez Turner, Wilfrido Terrazas and Fernando Vigueras.
Wilfrido collaborates with artists from most disciplines. He has ongoing projects with poets Nuria Manzur and Ronnie Yates. He has also collaborated with Luis Arreguín, Jane Benson, Asimina Chremos, Julia Färber Data, Esther Gámez, Benito González, Max Kazemzadeh, Daniel Kötter and Alejandra Pombo Suárez, among many others.