Queens College alum wins 4th Grammy

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Queens College alumnus Arturo O’Farrill won his fourth Grammy Award over the weekend for his work on “Three Revolutions.” He won in the category of Best Instrumental Composition.

Arturo is among the Queens College alumni and faculty who have been nominated for more than 100 Grammys, winning more than 30 awards.

He graduated from the Aaron Copeland School of Music in 2005, earning an MA in jazz performance.

He studied under renowned musicians and faculty members Sir Roland Hanna and Grammy-nominated professor Michael Mossman.

“As we continue our 80th anniversary celebration this academic year, we encourage all students to pursue their passions,” said Queens College President Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, “and take full advantage of the resources available to them at Queens College so their dreams, too, can become a reality.”

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