Experience & Education
Percussionist for GrooversityFebruary 2013 to Present (about a year and a half)
Brazilian drumming band with Social/Community helping cause.
Bass/Baritone singer for SonavozMay 2012 to Present (over 2 years)
Sing bass and baritone parts with this amazing latin vocal group, Sonavoz.
Performer (surdo dobrado) for GrooversityJanuary 2011 to Present (about 4 years)
Afrobrazilian drumming band that performs, all around the Boston area. It's an organization with social and community helping purposes.
Performer (zurdo dobrado/fundo) for BLOCO AFROBRAZILJune 2010 to Present (over 4 years)
Afrobrazilian drumming band that arranged brazilian rhythms under the lead of Marcus Santos.
Acoustic Tutor for Berklee College of MusicJuly 2011 to July 2012 (about a year)
Tutor of the class 'Application of Acoustics' on Berklee College of Music during Fall2011 and Spring 2012.
Composer, musical director and pianist for Henry Castro presents: "To my Venezuela" student recitalMarch 2012 to April 2012 (about a month)
I lead my first recital in room 1A in 1140 building. I prepared all the music except for a composition of Luis D'Elias, who also performed cuatro venezolano on the concert. I promoted the concert around 5-4 days before the concert and the room got filled. They liked it very much.
Conga player for VenegaitaJuly 2011 to July 2011 (less than a month)
I played with 'Venegaita', a band that performs some Venezuelan music (World/Folk). Specifically, the performance was in the "Festival de Betanzas," where later on Larry Harlow performed.
Pianist and Musical Director for Gaitas Universidad Simon BolivarNovember 2008 to December 2009 (about a year)
I directed and performed piano with the USB gaitas band. We arranged and performed in the venezuelan genre 'gaitas' and tamborera. We also performed some salsa. This happened just in Christmas time.