As Carnegie Hall audiences eagerly await Vladimir, he will be performing for us here! His musical approach is broad and varied – simultaneously deep and expressive while also youthful and bright. Gorbach showcases a truly refined sense of dynamics and employs purposeful, punctuative pizzicato while he weaves hypnotic lines of counterpoint. — Times Union Read […]
Scott Wolf interviews Vladimir Gorbach I had a quick phone conversation with Vladimir Gorbach, the 2011 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artists Competition winner! Vladimir is currently about halfway through his GFA sponsored concert and masterclass tour, with performances in Oregon, Texas, and Arizona in January 2013, and California, New York, Florida, and Minnesota […]
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Traditional: El son de la negra Cecilio Perera playing the very traditional Mexican piece: ‘El Son de la Negra’ – a piece with origins that date back to the 1800’s, has become a mariachi band staple and almost the de-facto second national anthem of Mexico. Put […]
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Leo Brouwer: Toccata de Pasquini Cecilio Perera performing Leo Brouwer’s “Toccata de Pasquini”San Jose Library Pearl Avenue Branch, October 20, 2012.
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Manuel Ponce: Scherzino Mexicano Cecilio Perera performing an arrangement of M. Ponce’s “Scherzino Mexicano” after master classes at Music Village in Los Gatos, CA, October 21, 2012. Composed in 1909, the same year as Ponce’s famous “Estrellita”, “Scherzino Mexicano” has captivating three-and-two rhythm and melodies characteristic […]
Selection of videos from Cecilio’s October 2012 SBGS visit Roland Dyens: Tango en skai Cecilio Perera performing Roland Dyens’ “Tango en skai” San Jose Library Pearl Avenue Branch, October 20, 2012
Heather Zimmerman article posted October 15, 2012 on MercuryNews.com Music seems to run in guitarist Cecilio Perera’s family, and it’s a lucky thing. When he was 9 years old, Perera began learning music from his brother, Pedro, who guided him in basic technique and how to read music. By the time he was 12, Perera […]