Join us for Weekly Wednesday No.17 with pianist Brielle Perez.
Tickets: $15.00 Online / $20.00 At The Door
Duration: 65 min (No Intermission). Doors@7:30 pm.
BEETHOVEN Sonata in B-flat, Op.22
DEBUSSY Images, Book I
Etude in C major, Op.10 No.1
Nocturne in B major, Op.61 No.1
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
Four Mazurkas, Op.30
Transcendental Etude No.2 in A minor
Transcental Etude No.8 “Wilde Jagd”
Brielle Perez resides in Oradell, New Jersey, and will turn 16 years old in May 2016. She began piano lessons at The Palisades School of Music in New Jersey, where she had studied from age four until age thirteen. Brielle’s current piano teacher is Mr. Eduardus Halim, Mr. Halim was the very last pupil of the world renowned pianist, Vladimir Horowitz.
Miss Perez has performed, as soloist, as chamber musician, and soloist with orchestra, and has played in musical cities of the world such as: Berlin, Dresden & Leipzig-Germany, Moscow-Russia, Vianden-Luxembourg, Vienna-Austria, Kurozweki & Busko Zdroj-Poland and New York City. In the New York metropolitan area, Brielle has performed in venues such as; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Steinway Hall NYC, Rutgers University, Watchung Hall, The College of New Jersey, New York University, etc.
Brielle’s solo debut with orchestra with Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra, (Chiu-Tze Lin – conductor) performing Saint Saen’s Piano Concerto No. 2 at the age of ten years old. She has also performed solo with the North Shore Symphony Orchestra of New York (Susan Deaver - conductor) performing Saint Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, I movement.
Top Prizes and scholarships:
Windsor International Piano Competition, New York Piano Festival, Chopin International Competition of CT , New York International Artists Association Competition , Chopin International Music Festival, Concert Festival Concerto Competition, American Protégé Piano & Strings Competition , Golden Key Debut International Competition, Forte International Music Competition, Vianden International Music Festival, The New Jersey Music Teachers Association Competition, Crescendo International Music Festival, Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra Competition, American Association for The Development of the Gifted and Talented AADGT Competition, Nutcracker International Competition of Moscow, National League of Performing Arts Showcase Competition, Music Teachers National Association “MTNA”, American Protégé Concerto Competition , Crescendo International Little Mozarts Competition, Prima International Competition , Steinway Society of Princeton Competition, Young Pianists Concerto Competition of New Jersey, XIII New York Music Competition.
Through competitive auditions and by invitation, Brielle has performed in Master Classes for internationally acclaimed pianists and professors such as, Veda Kaplinsky, Boris Berman, Dr. Igor Lebedev, Jonathan Feldman, Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski, Stephen Moller, Deirdre O’Donohue, Jeffrey Swann, Eteri Andjaparidze.
In the summer of 2016, Brielle has performed and competed in venues in New York, New Jersey and Europe. In May 2016, she performed a solo concert for the L’alliance Francaise Organization, performing some of the best romantic and French music of composers; Chopin, Debussy, Liszt & Mendelssohn. In June 2016, Brielle spent two weeks studying at New York University’s Summer Piano Intensive Program with Professors: Gila Goldstein, Yoojung Kim, Yoonie Han and Manuel Laufer. In that same month Miss Perez competed in the New York Piano Festival Competition and won Third Place. She also received a special prize for “Best performance of Romantic Composition” and at the Gala concert at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Mr. David Dubal presented her with the awards. Lastly, in July 2016, Brielle competed in two categories of the Windsor International Piano Competition in Windsor England. In Category “B” she achieved the second highest score, and in Category “C”, Brielle was one of eight finalists, out of a total of thirty-six competitors. The Jury had awarded her two prizes, one for being the youngest competitor in both categories, and another for competing in both. Miss Perez was also awarded a scholarship to attend the VIP summer music festival in Vienna, in summer 2017.