Salon 2016-11-20 Myriam Avalos Piano

Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 5:00 in Sterling, VA

Myriam Avalos

Incomparable Classical Piano

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“I thought of this program as a way to honor some of the wonderful teachers I have had in my life, who passed away — some as recent as this year — and who were decisive in my musical development. ”

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“I will play one work for each of them:  Mozart, for Frank Glazer; Beethoven, for Teresa Quesada; Chopin, for Luisa Negri; and Debussy, for Harvey Wedeen.  These works are in the standard repertoire,  very different musical periods and styles, very beautiful.”

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Biography

MYRIAM AVALOS TEIE ‘piano performances and master classes throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia have earned her critical acclaim as a soloist, chamber musician, clinician and pedagogue. At the age of three, she gave her first public performance, made her orchestra debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Peru at twelve, and was awarded full scholarships to the Eastman School of Music and the Peabody Conservatory.
Ms. Avalos Teie holds a Doctoral degree in Chamber Music.  She is a collaborative pianist at the Kennedy Center and the National Symphony Orchestra, she  maintains a private studio in Northern Virginia, and is a faculty member and performing artist at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Summer Festival and the Snake River Festival in Colorado.  Appearances and broadcasts include the Phillips Collection, Kennedy Center, Dumbarton Concert Series, Purcell Room in London, Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Voice of the OAS, San Antonio Festival, WGMS Radio, Teatro Municipal de Lima and two State Department-sponsored tours of China and Brazil.  She has recorded for the MSR Classics label.

In 2004, Dr. Avalos Teie was conferred the title of Cultural Ambassador by the Government of Peru.