Artist Diploma at UM
8/2020 - 5/2021
With being awarded the Henry Mancini Fellowship, I will be pursing an Artist Diploma during the 2020-2021 academic year at the Frost School of Music. This is a one-year graduate program with intensive and specialized study in instrumental performance. My primary teachers will include Svet Stoyanov, Joe Petrasek, Steve Rucker, and Dafnis Prieto.
Studying with a Legend
I had the wonderful opportunity of receiving a lessons series from frame drum master, Glen Velez. Glen is a fantastic teacher and very fun person. We covered so much material and I look forward to further developing these concepts. I would highly recommend reaching out to him if you have an interest in furthering your frame drum abilities with a great, easy-to-understand teacher. Also, check out his music!
Getting Acquainted with Twitch!
Since July 2020
For those who are unfamiliar with Twitch, it is basically a streaming platform commonly geared towards video game streaming. However, other arts and disciplines appear on the site, such as music performance. Currently, I use this site as more of an informal way of playing music for a virtual audience (and also to stream video games of course). If this interests you, feel free to follow me here!
Artist Diploma Recital
November 7, 7:30pm EST - LIVE STREAMED
I will be giving my Fall Semester Artist Diploma Recital. The first session will be classical pieces, and the second will be jazz pieces.
Book of Grooves; mvt. II & IV (Alejandro Vinao)
Partita for Violin No. 2; V. Chaccone (Johann Sebastian Bach)
A Day in Vienna (Slide Hampton)
Alchemy (Loire Cotler/Glen Velez)
Mambo Influenciado (Chucho Valdés)
La Receta - The Recipe (Daniel Susnjar)