flutist, performance designer, producer, founder and artistic director of CreArtBox.

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Guillermo Laporta is a New York City-based flutist, designer, director, and producer. He is currently the executive and artistic director of CreArtBox, a music organization whose programs present wide-ranging multidisciplinary connections between music and other art forms.

Guillermo Laporta has a master’s degree from the Royal College of Music of London and a Master’s in Arts Management from Alcala University in Madrid. During his career as a flutist, he has performed a broad repertoire of symphonic, opera and chamber works, with BBC Concert Orchestra, Asturias Symphony Orchestra, Oviedo Symphony Orchestra, Euskadi Symphony Orchestra, sharing the stage with renowned musicians such as Sir. Roger Norrington, Andrew Litton, Pablo González, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Truls Mørk, Natalia Gutman, Labèque Sisters, Ainhoa Arteta, Jiri Barta or Heinrich Schiff.

Guillermo has written and directed full scale shows, such as the musical London The Show, the opera Noctum, and Visuality. His project Cre.Art Project 1 showed at leading venues and festivals across Europe and America, with reviews commenting on its "an explosion of rhythm, color and sensitivity" (El Diario del Alto Aragon) and "shocking staging" (El pais).

As a projection designer, he has worked on many Off Broadway productions and festivals in the United States and Canada, such as the New York International Fringe Festival, Pedro Pan, Boogie Stomp, Seven Worlds, and The Baltimore Waltz.

Video projections design and interaction represent important creative components in the staging of Guillermo's work. He utilizes live interaction, video mapping, and projection as light instruments.

Guillermo has directed five festivals, including the 10x10 Music Festival in Zaragoza, Spain, PlayLoud Music Festival at the New York Cervantes Institute, and the 2018 CreArtMusic festival. He also directed Jazz in Blue, working with EMI Music to present worldwide artists such as Avishai Cohen, Joe Lovano, and Chano Dominguez, among many others.

As a composer and sound designer, he has also worked on numerous games and VR experiences with companies like Iberia, Mozilla, Sage, Unboring, Barrabes Internet, and Ivanovich Games.

He is also producing his debut solo album AWAVE, with his own music written for flute piano and electronic.

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