GEORGE FIGUEROA  - BIOGRAPHY

 

An accomplished string player, George Anthony Figueroa has successfully toured as both soloist and chamber musician throughout the Caribbean, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, and the United States. He is a former member of the La Catrina Quartet, winner of the 2007 Young Performers Career Advancement Showcase, providing the group with a performance at Carnegie Hall’s prestigious Weill Recital Hall. His concert engagements have included recitals in many prestigious chamber concert series, including the series of the West Coast Da Camera Society, the Music Guild, as well as the Kent Blossom Chamber Player Series, Johns Hopkins University’s Music at the Evergreen and Nantucket Musical Arts Society. Mr. Figueroa’s international engagements also include Festival de Musica de Camara in Mexico, where he collaborated with musicians and ensembles such as Yo Yo Ma, Brentano, Miami and Turtle Island String Quartet. He has also recorded for various public radio programs including Cleveland’s PBS/NPR broadcast. Currently, Mr. Figueroa forms part of New York’s prestigious Musica de Camara, a

core of young Latin American string chamber players whose mission is to help promote music from different Latin American composers. He is also the Artistic Director of Bach Fest, a multinational Summer/Camp Chamber Music series for young and gifted players in western North Carolina. He also is a member of the faculty at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. 
 

 

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