I plan the class according to each student. My goal is to help students to reach their maximum potential in their instrument and to give them tools for reaching their peak performance. I also guide the student throughout the process of learning the required skill to master the harp and also the piano.
I have music degree in harp performance from the Royal School of Music (licentiate) and from University of Miami (master). I have teach harp from begin to professional level. I have been playing harp for more than 25 years.
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Frost School of Music, University of Miami August 2016- May 2018
Henry Mancini Institute Fellow August 2016- Present
The Lennar Foundation Medical Center Summer 2017
Harp player at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Orquesta Sinfónica Municipal de Caracas February 2016- July 2016
Orquesta Sinfónica de Falcón October 2014- July 2015
National Network of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela (El sistema) Frequently invited as first harp 2013-2014
Orquesta Sinfónica Municipal de Caracas and Orquesta Filármonica Nacional Frequently invited as second harp 2011-2014
Master of Music in Instrumental Performance (Harp)
Frost School of Music, University of Miami May 2018
Advance course in Pedal harp
Mozarteum School of Music, Caracas July 2016
Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music – Harp Performance
The associated board of the royal school of music Abril 2015
Classical Harp Performance
Conservatorio Nacional de Música “Juan José Landaeta” July 2014
Bachelor in Physics
Universidad Simón Bolívar March 2010
Kay Kemper August 2016- Present
Marisela Gonzales February 2016-July 2016
Maria Isabel Santos September 2000-December 2015
Cecilia de Majo September 1993 to July 2000
Studio Teaching Experience
Frost School of Music August 2016-May 2018
• Training students for ensemble playing.
• Help students to develop confidence in their playing.
• Organizing the harp section in Frost School of Music’s ensembles
• Coaching harp ensembles.
Conservatorio Nacional de Música “Juan José Landaeta” September 2014-July 2015
• Developed students’ harp technique.
• Introduced children to harp.
Self-employed. Caracas, Venezuela September 2010-July 2016
• Taught weekly individual lesson to teenager.
• Developed personalized classes to meet individual students’ goals.
Advance course in pedal harp II August 2013 Conducted by Marisela Gonzáles. Venezuela.
8ª Music Festival of Santa Catarina January- February 2013 Conducted by Rita Costanzi and Marcela Méndez. Brazil.
Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific June - July 2011
Conducted by Rita Costanzi. Canada
Harp Master Classes:
Marisela Gonzales August 2013
Former principal harpist of Orquesta Sinfónica Venezuela. Venezuela.
Rita Costanzi March and January 2013/June 2010/February 2007
Former principal harpist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Marie Pierre Langlamet June 2012
Principal Harpist of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Venezuela.
Jana Bouskova May 2014 Principal harpist of Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Venezuela.
Deborah Hoffman† October 2009/May 2006
Former principal harpist at the New York Metropolitan Opera.
Miami Music Festival January 2017
Principal harpist with Frost Symphony Orchestra, Frost Wind Ensemble and Henry Mancini Institute.
Series of concerts of contemporary music April 2014
UNEARTE University, Venezuela.
The 8ª Music Festival of Santa Catarina, January 2013
Performer and student participant. Brazil.
Symphony Academy Orchestra of the Pacific June 2010
Performer and student participant. Canada.
Series of concerts to promote harp February 2001
The Third Latin-American harp congress September 1998
Performer and organizer.
Selected Chamber Music Performance
Jazz Trombone + Harp duo February 2018
Henry Mancini Institute chamber music showcase
Guitar and Harp duo Fall 2017- Spring 2017
Collaboration with Rafael Padron’s guitar studio from Frost School of Music
Flute and harp duo Fall 2017
Collaboration with Trudy Kane’s flute studio from Frost School of Music
Ensemble Ibis Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Season of liturgical concerts Spring 2014
Collaboration with Jose Antonio Espinoza chamber orchestra, José Peñín Children and Juan José Landaeta Choir.Venezuela.
Fête de la Musique May 2014
Improvisation with Creamusica Orchestra. Caracas, Venezuela.
Selected Solo Recitals
Harp master recital December 2017
Clark Recital Hall, Frost School of Music
Simón Bolívar University June 2014
Siglo XXI Concert Hall August 2013
Loma Brisa Concert Hall July 2013
Harp performance graduate recital November 2013
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Music Hall. Venezuela.
Cendrillion April 2018
Frost Symphony Orchestra. Principal Harp
El tambor de Damasco by Juan Carlos Nunez May 2016
Orquesta Sinfonica Municipal de Caracas. Principal harp
La Traviata by Verdi June 2016
Orquesta Sinfonica Municipal de Caracas. Harp sul palco
Enrevesados April 2014
Creamusica Orchestra. Poetry reading with music improvisation. Venezuela.
Enredos Góticos October-November 2014
Performer and actress in a dark musical comedy. Venezuela.
Vania and The Open Windows May 2013
A play for theatre and harp (or harp ensemble). A theatre workshop conducted by harpist Mercedes Gómez Benet. Venezuela.
Spanish, mother tongue.
English, IELTS 7.0
French, intermediate speaking and reading knowledge.
Perfect! She was very patient with me :) I told her what I needed for our first visit and she was prepared to help me :) You can tell that she loves music.
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