Archives NOTE: Complete bibliographical citations are found in the Selected General Bibliography. ARGENTINA: AcEstCabBA: Acuerdos del Estinguido Cabildo de Buenos Aires. ArcGenArg: Archivo General de la Nación. ArcHisBA: Archivo Histórico de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. ArcIndArg: Archivo de Indias. ArcTriArg: Archivo de Tribunales. ATCFLArg: Archivo General de los Tribunales de la Capital Federal. DGPArg: […]


Links We’re still in the process of organizing and verifying these links. If you find any that do not work, please consider letting us know by using our Contact page. Note: All links open a new window or tab in your browser.  Large Websites CHORALNET, in English: []; probably the largest choral website, with links […]


Contact If you would like to send me a message, you can fill out the form below. I will send you a response as soon as possible. You can also contact me by mail at: Suzanne S. Tiemstra6242 Acropolis Dr., SEGrand Rapids, Michigan 49546United Statestel: 616-949-2528   TRANSLATE with x English Arabic Hebrew Polish Bulgarian […]

About This Site

About This Site The greatest portion of my research is the index of composers and their works, which contains over 11,000 entries. Rather than waiting until I have full information for every entry, I have chosen to share everything I have gathered. This is true for every part of this website. It is like a […]

History of this Project

History of This Project Many people ask me how I became interested in Latin American Choral Music. Here’s the humble story: I founded an independent, community-based adult chorus in the middle 1980’s, and was, of course, very involved in applying for various grants. At the time the buzz-words were “multicultural” and “ethnic.” Since I am […]

About Suzanne Tiemstra

About Suzanne Tiemstra EDUCATION: Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance, Westminster Choir College (Princeton, New Jersey), 1970. Master of Music in Organ Performance, Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennnsylvania), 1976. Post graduate study, Michigan State University, 1987 to 1991. Completed course-work and three of four doctoral recitals in organ. Primary professor, Dr. Corliss Arnold. EMPLOYMENT: 1970’s and […]


Welcome to Suzanne S. Tiemstra’s Latin American Choral Music web site. MISSION: to provide as much information as possible on a wide variety of relevant subjects to scholars, educators, and performers at many levels, that will lead them to the music and to other sources of information. A WORK IN PROGRESS: This web site is a work-in-progress […]