Latin-American Academies

Publicado por Prensa FundaMusical Bolívar.

[wpspoiler name=”Violonchelo”] The Latin-American Violoncello Academy aims to provide comprehensive music education to those talented violoncello players from Venezuela and Latin-America who want to deepen the study of the violoncello.

The faculty of the Violoncello Academy is made up of artists with wide and valuable performing and teaching experience, whose methods – focused on the present and future of the Latin-American music and inspired by El Sistema’s three decades of achievements – combine experience, tradition, history and evolution in the art of playing the violoncello.

Faculty:

  • Director: William Molina.
  • Maestros: William Molina, Ana Ruth Bermúdez, Marek Gajzler, Andrés Herrera.
  • Professors: César Noguera, Horacio Contreras, Yury Rodríguez, Oswaldo Herrera, Haydeé Hernández, Alejandra Willinski, Rafael Jiménez, Walter Carbonara, Carlos Arias, Enn René Díaz, Leandro Bandres, Aimon Mata, María Gabriela Oropeza, Asdrubal Castillo, Luis Giménez, Rodolfo Echegaray, Israel garcía, Efreen Chirinos, José Meza, Carlos Cobos, Benito Liendo, Manuel Hernández.

Contact information:

  • Address: Avenida Lecuna, Residencias Parque Central, Edificio Mohedano, Piso 5, Apartamento 5 D, Urbanización El Conde, Distrito Capital, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Telephones: (58) 212- 5746504 / (58) 212-5781318.
  • E-mail: alvioloncello@fundamusical.org.ve

[wpspoiler name=”Violin”] The Latin-American Violin Academy was founded on September 16, 1991 by maestro José Antonio Abreu in order to consolidate in Venezuela and Latin-America the successful violin school program created by José Francisco Del Castillo.

Since its foundation, this Academy has organized competitions, festivals and summer courses of international renown in Caracas and the interior of the country; and has brought status and prestige to its violinists in Latin-America.

Internationally renowned violinists such as Aaron Rosana, Albert Markov, Ilia Seller, Yossi Zivoni, Roberto Valdez, Thomas Moore, Ivry Gitlis and Francesco Manara have been invited by the academy to teach special courses.

The Latin-American Violin Academy, directed by maestro José Francisco Del Castillo, serves 65 students who study under the guidance of three top professors . Many skilled violinists have graduated from the academy; many of them have continued their studies at renowned institutions, some others are working as professors in the conservatories and núcleos of El Sistema, and many others have joined Venezuela’s major orchestras.

Faculty:

  • Director: José Francisco Del Castillo
  • Professors: José Francisco Del Castillo, Sergio Celis, Mercedes Salazar, and Víctor Vivas.

Contact information:

  • Address: Avenida Bolívar, Torre Oeste, Parque Central, Piso 1, Sala 5, Distrito Capital, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Telephone: (58) 212-5722409
  • E-mail: alviolin@fundamusical.org.ve

[/wpspoiler][wpspoiler name=”Trumpet”] Commissioned by the Simón Bolívar Music Foundation, trumpet players Francisco Flores and Gaudy Sanchéz established in 2006 the Latin-American Trumpet Academy.

The academy serves over 100 students weekly from all around Venezuela, and aims at unifying pedagogical and artistic criteria regarding trumpet teaching at El Sistema. The faculty is made up of 12 members of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, and the visiting staff consists of maestros from Venezuela and abroad. All of them work under the direction of maestros Jairo Hernández and Alexander barrios.

The only entry requirement is to be a student at one of El Sistema’s educational centers.

  • Professors: Edwin González, Wilfrido Galarraga, Ricardo Osorio, Tomás Medina, Andrés González, Román Granda, Andrés Ascanio, Leafar Riobueno, Giancarlo Castro
  • Address: National Center for Social Action through Music
  • E-mail: altrompeta@fundamusical.org.ve

[/wpspoiler][wpspoiler name=”Piano”] The Latin-American Piano Academy aims to provide comprehensive music education to those talented pianists from Venezuela and Latin-America who want to deepen the study of the piano.

The faculty of the Piano Academy is made up of artists with wide and valuable performing and teaching experience, whose methods – focused on the present and future of the Latin-American music and inspired by El Sistema’s three decades of achievements – combine experience, tradition, history and evolution in the art of playing the piano.

[/wpspoiler][wpspoiler name=”Flauta”]Founded in 2004, the Latin-American Flute Academy aims to provide comprehensive music education to those talented flute players from Venezuela and Latin-America who want to deepen the study of the flute.

The faculty of the Flute Academy is made up of artists with wide and valuable performing and teaching experience, whose methods – focused on the present and future of the Latin-American music and inspired by El Sistema’s three decades of achievements – combine experience, tradition, history and evolution in the art of playing the flute.

[/wpspoiler][wpspoiler name=”Double Bass”] The Latin-American Double Bass Academy aims to provide comprehensive music education to those talented double bass players from Venezuela and Latin-America who want to deepen the study of the double bass.

The faculty of the Double Bass Academy is made up of artists with wide and valuable performing and teaching experience, whose methods – focused on the present and future of the Latin-American music and inspired by El Sistema’s three decades of achievements – combine experience, tradition, history and evolution in the art of playing the violoncello.

Renowned Venezuelan double bassist, Edicson Ruiz, is a graduate of the Double Bass Academy and member of the Berlin Philharmonic.

Faculty:

  • Director: Félix Petit
  • Professors: Nora Arena, Andry González, Mylene Zambrano, Carlos Bazán y Luis Guillermo Pérez.

Contact Information

  • Address: Conservatorio de Música Simón Bolívar. Callejón Sanabria con Av. El Ejército, No. 5-03, El Paraíso, Caracas, Venezuela. Código postal 1020.
  • Telephones: (58) 212- 4827728 / 212- 4826731 / 212- 4827733.
  • E-mail: conservatoriosb@cantv.net

[/wpspoiler][wpspoiler name=”Clarinet”] The Latin-American Clarinet Academy aims to provide comprehensive music education to those talented clarinet players from Venezuela and Latin-America who want to deepen the study of the clarinet.

The faculty of the Clarinet Academy is made up of artists with wide and valuable performing and teaching experience, whose methods – focused on the present and future of the Latin-American music and inspired by El Sistema’s three decades of achievements – combine experience, tradition, history and evolution in the art of playing the clarinet.

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