Sergio Bernal manuscripts

Sergio Bernal manuscripts

Dates: approximately 2002-2007

The Sergio Bernal manuscripts contain three printed manuscripts including his "Violin Concerto," "Variaciones sombre la Pavana 'Bella que tienes mi alma' de Thoinot Arbeau," and "Sonancias para Cuerda." The collection also contains a CD audio recording of the works.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bernal, Sergio
  • Call Number: MSS 7915
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Music Special Collections; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
Languages and Scripts
Original order of the collection has been maintained.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Sergio Bernal manuscripts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 7915; Sergio Bernal manuscripts; Music Special Collections; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citation: MSS 7915, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Sergio Bernal in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Sergio Bernal; 2007.
Subject Terms
Bernal, Sergio; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Music
Genre / Form
Compact discs; Music--Manuscripts; Sound recordings
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa James; 2011.
Appraisal Information
General donation (Section IV.a.i.5 Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Bernal (Sergio) manuscripts
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa James
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:22-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Sergio Bernal is an outstanding Latin American conductor and teacher.

A native Colombian, he studied on a full scholarphip in the Yale University/ Affiliate Artists Conduction Program. Bernal holds music degrees from Queens College and the University of Michigan, where he studied with Gustav Meier, and won conductiong scholarships at the Aspen Music Festival and the Tanglewook Music Center.

Bernal's talent for conducting has not only won him opportunities with destinguished American orchestra's but has lead him to countries such as Mexico, Venezuela, Poland, and Romania as a guest conductor. Since 1993, Bernal has worked closely with the National System of Orchestras of Venezuela, searving as a permanent guest conductor and artistic advisor.

Bernal ccurrently directs the Utah State University Symphony Orchestra, and is also the Director of Strings.

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