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A Musical World Tour | Virtual Faculty Concert Series

A Musical World Tour | Virtual Faculty Concert Series
May 15, 2020 7:00 pm


José Maldonado

Naho Parrini & Alberto Parrini


A Musical World Tour


Our second virtual concert will be a musical journey from Puerto Rico to Paris.  Music for solo guitar, as well as violin and cello duo, will be performed by BSM faculty artists Jose Moldonado and Naho Parrini and special guest artist Alberto Parrini.  Get your passports ready and see you Friday night at 7:00 p.m.


Two Fantasias by Francesco Canova da Milano (1497 – 1543)

Two Fantasias by Luis Milán (ca. 1500-ca. 1561)

Two Puerto Rican Danzas by Leonardo Egúrbida Avilés (b. 1945)

– Homenaje a Morel 

– Entre Ceniza y Humo



They Were Dancing for Violin and Cello 

by Richard Pearson Thomas

I … On the Pont Saint-Louis, Paris, France

II … In the parlor of the Hotel Mundal, Norway

III … In the Plaza Santo Domingo, Cartagena, Colombia

IV … In the Red Onion Saloon, Skagway, Alaska


Violinist, Naho Parrini, a native of Japan, has given numerous solo and chamber music recitals in the United States, Japan, Germany, France, and Bulgaria. She received her BM from North Carolina School of the Arts, and her MM and DMA from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  She is a Resident Teaching Artist and Director of Music Access Project at Bloomingdale School of Music. She also serves as co-director of the Adult Chamber Music Workshop and a violin faculty of Junior Session at Kinhaven Music School in Vermont.


ALBERTO PARRINI is principal cellist of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and a member of the American Symphony and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. 

Alberto teaches cello at Princeton University and at The College of New Jersey. In the summer, he teaches at Kinhaven Music School, where he is also co-director of the Adult Chamber Music Workshop.


Dr. Maldonado started studying the guitar at a very young age in the Programa de Cuerdas (strings programs) at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in classical guitar performance from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico where he studied guitar with Luis Enrique Juliá, Leonardo Egúrbida, and Alberto Rodríguez Dr. Maldonado is part of the music faculty at CUNY John Jay College and at the Bloomingdale School of Music. Dr. Maldonado is the founder and the director of the Bloomingdale School of Music Guitar Orchestra and also works as the Artistic Director of The Bloomingdale School of Music Guitar Festival.


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