Historical Performance; Director, Baroque Chamber Orchestras; Recorder; Chair, Early Music; Chamber Music; Director, Baroque Chamber Orchestras, Renaissance & Baroque Wind Band, Friday Baroque Ensemble, Preparatory Baroque Ensemble, Recorder & String Orchestra; Director, Friday Baroque Ensemble
As a performer on the recorder, Aldo Abreu has toured throughout the U.S., Europe, New Zealand, Central America, and his native Venezuela. First-prize winner of the 1992 Concert Artists Guild New York competition, and laureate of the Concours Musica Antiqua (Belgium) and the Premio Flauto Dolce (Germany), Abreu has performed at the Ambassador Auditorium in Los Angeles, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Spivey Concert Hall in Atlanta, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Weill Recital Hall in New York. He was featured at the 1993 and 1996 Spoleto Festivals in the U.S. and Italy, the OK Mozart Festival, Boston Early Music Festival, and the Festival Music Society in Indianapolis, and has been a concerto soloist with the Billings Symphony, Illinois Chamber Symphony, Handel & Haydn Society, West Shore Symphony, Savannah Symphony, and American Bach Soloists.
Performer Diploma, Teacher Diploma, the Royal Conservatory in The Hague; M.M., Indiana University. Recordings on Arte Vision, Koch International. Faculty of Boston Conservatory and the Amherst Early Music Festival and Institute.
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