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A Piano Journey Through Latin-America with the Claure Villaverde Piano Duo

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The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, San Francisco, CA 94122

1750 29th Ave

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Date & Time: Saturday July 7, 2018 at 5 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students

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Husband and wife Latin American pianists William Villaverde and Fabiana Claure present a musical program entitled “A Piano Journey Through Latin America”. Works include Bolivian Cuecas, Brazilian tangos, Cuban classical and jazz-inspired music, an original Latin-jazz composition, and a 4-hands piano arrangement of Piazzolla’s Tango Suite. Having been together for 20 years as a couple and on stage, this dynamic duo will engage audiences through piano music and story-telling, taking them through an exciting journey of diverse cultural influences, historical context, and musical reflection.

  • Three Bolivian Cuecas Simeon Roncal (1870-1953)
  • Three Brasilian Tangos Ernesto Nazareth (1863-1934)
  • Theme and Variations (on a theme by P. Milanes) Andres Alen (1950)
  • Missing You William Villaverde (1978)
  • Tango Suite Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
    (Arranged for piano duo 4-hands by Clarisse Assad)

About Claure Villaverde Piano Duo

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Fabiana and William have been together since 1997 and have pursued their careers both as soloists and duo pianists throughout the US, Bolivia, Cuba, and Spain. As the Claure-Villaverde piano duo, they have been featured as soloists with Meadows Chamber Orchestra at Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) and the International Piano Series Chamber Orchestra (Charleston, SC). They were the national recipients of the 2010 College Music Society’s Yamaha In-Residence Fellowship where they organized and performed in a series of lecture-recitals for children, college studentsand senior citizens in Miami, FL. They co-wrote an article describing their concert series which was published in the CMS’s May newsletter.

They recorded a duo-piano sonata which was released in the album “Serenader: Songs and a Sonata by Celius Dougherty” (2007). As entrepreneurs, they co-wrote a business plan which was awarded second prize, best written business plan, and best entrepreneurial spirit award in the 2011 University of Miami Business Plan Competition. They co-founded Superior Academy of Music in Miami. Their Academy was featured twice on national television and its students have gone on to win local and state Certificates of Excellence and have also entered Universities under full tuition scholarships.

Fabiana and William have pursued all their degrees together under full tuition scholarships. They hold Doctorates in Music in Piano Performance from the University of Miami, Masters of Music and Artist Certificate Degrees from Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Arts in Music from the College of Charleston, and Professional Degrees as Pianists and Piano Teachers from the National School of Music, Cuba. For more information visit www.claurevillaverdepianoduo.com.

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