Projects: Notated Music
For many years, Wilfrido Terrazas has collaborated closely with composers from Mexico and abroad in the creation of new works. Here are some of them: Ignacio Baca Lobera, Olivia Block, Eduardo Caballero, Samuel Cedillo, Thanos Chrysakis, Georgina Derbez, Édgar Guzmán, Nickos Harizanos, Valeria Jonard, Costas Mantzoros, Iván Naranjo, Hiram Navarrete, Hilda Paredes, Liliana Rodríguez, Mauricio Rodríguez, Germán Romero, Borey Shin and Daniel Silliman. 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, Carlos Iturralde, José Manuel López López, Celeste Oram, Rogelio Sosa, Rand Steiger, Chinary Ung, Michael Winter and Christian Wolff.
Wilfrido performs mainly as a soloist and chamber musician. In the 2000s, he was an advisor, collaborator and guest flutist with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) in several projects. Other performers he has worked with are José Manuel Alcántara, Ludwig Carrasco, José Luis Castillo, Claire Chase, Christophe Desjardins, Álvaro Díaz Rodríguez, Carmina Escobar, Pablo Gómez, Omar Hernández-Hidalgo, Cory Hills, José Luis Hurtado, Rodrigo Macías, Susan Narucki, David Núñez, Natalia Pérez Turner, Steven Schick, David Smeyers, Tasha Smith Godinez, Orquesta de Cámara de Ensenada, Orquesta Sinfónica Mexiquense, Ensamble Süden, Palimpsest, Renga and wasteLAnd among many others.
-FILERA, voice, flute and cello trio, with Carmina Escobar and Natalia Pérez Turner
-LIMINAR (Mexico City-based new music ensemble, founded by Alexander Bruck)
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 Evaristo Aguilar, Susan Alcorn, Josué Amador, Gibrán Andrade, Gabriela Areal, Javier Areal Vélez, Jen Baker, Karl Berger, Ben Bennett, Nicolas Caloia, Angélica Castelló, Vincent Chancey, Amy Cimini, Todd Clouser, Michael Dessen, Mark Dresser, Andrew Drury, Marc Ducret, Jorge Espinal, Hernani Faustino, Flandrew Fleisenberg, Agustín Genoud, Stephanie Griffin, Vinny Golia, Ratzo Harris, Ig Henneman, Katt Hernandez, Amanda Irarrazábal, Amirtha Kidambi, James Ilgenfritz, Anne La Berge, Steuart Liebig, Yair López, Wade Matthews, Lisa Mezzacappa, Piotr Michalowsky, Roscoe Mitchell, Abdul Moimême, Kyle Motl, Andrew Munsey, Shoko Nagai, Angelika Niscier, Nortec Collective: Bostich + Fussible, Mary Oliver, Tom Rainey, Steph Richards, Jane Rigler, Carlos Sandoval, Carlos Santos, Ingrid Sertso, Leo Svirsky, Stomu Takeishi, Iván Trujillo, Chuck Ver Straeten, Jennifer Walshe and Peter Zummo, among others.
WILFRIDO TERRAZAS SEA QUINTET
A jazz-influenced project, based in Ensenada and started in 2016, the quintet (now actually a sextet) features Iván Trujillo on trumpet, José Fernando Solares on saxes, Edwin Montes on guitar, José Luis Rodríguez on bass and Abraham Lizardo on drums.
San Diego-based trio with Alexandria Smith (trumpet) and Kathryn Schulmeister (contrabass).
Improvising duo with sound- and multimedia artist Yair López.
Mexican free improvisation anti-band, founded in 2006.
Current members: Carlos Alegre, Darío Bernal Villegas, Alexander Bruck, Ramón del Buey, Misha Marks, Natalia Pérez Turner, Wilfrido Terrazas and Fernando Vigueras.
Wilfrido has collaborated with artists from most disciplines. He has ongoing projects with poets Ricardo Cázares, Nuria Manzur and Ronnie Yates. He has also collaborated with Carlos Amorales, Luis Arreguín, Jane Benson, Asimina Chremos, Julia Färber Data, Esther Gámez, Benito González, Max Kazemzadeh, Daniel Kötter, Lux Boreal, G.T. Pellizzi, Ariadna Sáenz, Alejandra Pombo Suárez, Evoé Sotelo and Luis Alberto Urrea, among many others.