CANCELED - Friends Music Series: David Pedraza

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Library Boca Raton
DTL Community Room (All)

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In an abundance of caution, the following City-sponsored special event has been canceled as a mitigation strategy to slow the transmission of COVID-19. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Born in Reynosa, Mexico, this violist started his musical studies at 14 in the OCJM under Jose Vazquez. Later, he received a full scholarship to earn a Bachelor of Music at Shenandoah Conservatory.

From 2003 to 2005, he was part of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas under Placido Domingo, Carlos Prieto and Gustavo Dudamel. David holds a Professional Performance Certificate from Lynn University Conservatory of Music and recently finished his Master of Music at the same institution with an award of full scholarship.

He won the First Prize with Vitali String Quartet at the 2004 MTNA Virginia chamber music competition and also has received honorific mentions in 2005 and 2007 from the MTNA Viola competition in Florida. He has participated in master classes of Carol Rodland, Jeffrey Irvine, Roberto Diaz, Kim Kashkashian, Peter Slowik, Orlando Cole, Arnold Steinhardt, Ellen Rose Basil Vendryes and Wilfried Strehle. Recently he performed the Bartok Viola Concerto with the Orquesta Sinfonica de la UAT.

David has performed in Mexico, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Peru, Spain, France, Switzerland and the UK. His main teacher was Ralph Fielding. Currently, he is part of the Con Brio Quartet and is Principal Viola with the Symphony of the Americas.

Event Type(s): DTL Friends Program
Age Group(s): Adults

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