(b. 20 May 1977, Camagüey).
Cuban composer of mostly chamber and electroacoustic works that have been performed in the Americas and Europe.
Ms. Escalante Chernova studied composition with Louis Aguirre, Carlos Fariñas and Roberto Valera, as well as electronic music, at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.
Among her honours are Primer Premio for chamber music in the competition of the Unión Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba in Santa Clara (1998, for String Quartet No. 1; 2000, for Quartet) and Primer Premio in the competition for electroacoustic music and sonic art in Havana (2000, for La Primavera del ángel).
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS (dates unavailable for most works)
Mundo Interior, dancer, fixed media, film, 2000 (collaboration with Mónica O'Reilly Viamontes)
La Promesa de los pasos
Quartet, 4 saxophones
String Quartet No. 1
String Quartet No. 2
Tres Piezas, violin, piano
Tres Canciones, voice, piano
De lo que dejaron las congas (Un Besito a papito), fixed media, 2001 (collaboration with Mónica O'Reilly Viamontes)
Liturgias, fixed media
Momentum, fixed media
La Primavera del ángel, fixed media
Sirarisuira, fixed media