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Emmanuel Lopez Bio
Emmanuel Lopez

Emmanuel Lopez

Harrington Lecturer of Music

Office: Mary Moody Northen Hall, Room 253
Email: elopez@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2853
Home Page: www.harringtonstringquartet.org

Professional Profile

Lopez joined the music faculty at WTAMU in 1991. He earned his bachelor's degree in music from the University of Connecticut and Master of Music from Yale University in 1989. He also earned a Certificate in Performance from The Juilliard School of Music in 1990.

Teaching and Related Service

Lopez teaches cello and chamber music at WTAMU. He is principal cellist of the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra.

Research and Creative Activity

His research and creative activities include performing baroque-styled music (Bach unaccompanied cello suites) and recording contemporary music for string quartet as a member of the Harrington String Quartet.

As the Harrington String Quartet cellist, Lopez has recorded The Harrington String Quartet: Daniel McCarthy on Albany Records. He also has been featured in the Naxos label production of Samuel Jones Cello Sonata with pianist Denise Parr-Scanlin.

Personal Sketch

He lives in Amarillo with his wife Eleonora and their two children, Susie and Daniel.