Violin Master Class with Dr. Daniel Andai

Dr. Daniel Andai, renowned violinist and conductor and New World School of the Arts Dean of Music gave a wonderful master class to the students in our Strings Department. Three violin students performed: Sabrina Perez (Lower School), Diego Varela (Upper School), and Paloma Diaz (CEC High School Division). They did a phenomenal job and demonstrated incredible openness in receiving and applying feedback. The audience, made of violin and cello students and members of the Junior and Senior Music Mastery were absolutely enthralled. They were a wonderful audience with impeccable etiquette and attention. Congratulations to all involved! Thank you to…

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Leonel Morales

Master Class – October 2, 2018Concert – Leonel Morales is one of the most sought-after concert pianists of his time, pays tribute to his roots at an exclusive concert on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rosita Segovia Theatre at Conchita Espinosa Academy. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, performed works by some of the great Spanish and Cuban masters, from Albéniz and Soler to Cervantes and Lecuona. Morales’ virtuosity and ability are second to none. He has won some of the most important prizes in the piano world, including the First Prize in the Guerrero…

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Michael L. Breaux

Michael L. Breaux holds degrees in music education (BME, Louisiana State University) and music performance (MM, Yale). In addition, he holds a professional diploma in educational leadership. He is currently completing his Ed.D. in music education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where his dissertation research focuses on both the cognitive strategies used and the eye movements used in scanning music for important information during sight-reading. Mr. Breaux has taught for more than thirty years as a public school music educator and college instructor specializing in wind-bands, jazz ensembles, marching band, chamber music, and teacher preparation. He has…

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Josu Okiñena

November 17, 2017 – Piano Master Class and Concert at the Rosita Segovia Theatre at Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts in collaboration with CCEMiami. October 23-27, 2014 – Piano and Choir Master Classes at Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts, Piano Concert at Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts in collaboration with CCEMiami. Josu Okiñena (b. San Sebastián, 1971) divides his professional life between teaching and performing, taking a multidisciplinary and scientific approach to all areas of his career. He is currently Research Coordinator at Musikene, the Higher School of Music of the Basque Country, and has been…

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Mario Prisuelos

Born in Madrid, Mario Prisuelos studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music, then trained further in Vienna under the direction of Leonid Brumberg, subsequently finishing in Madrid with Humberto Quagliata, thus continuing in the piano tradition of the great maestros like Alfred Cortot, Claudio Arrau or Arthur Rubinstein. He also received counsel from Phillip Dyson, Andrzej Jasinski and Alicia de Larrocha. November 2-4, 2016 – Master Class at Piano Concert at CEC, in collaboration with CCEMiami. 2016 Master Class Student Performances:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOhvh_AKNVAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr0xh37Ou5M&t=39shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiyPu8pW5Ro&t=6shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoAwBxZuAIo Mario Prisuelos and CEC Director Maribel Zubieta-Diaz (2016) He was launched internationally at the Feuchtwangen Piano Festival in…

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