Beethoven: Three Great Works
04/08/23 at 08:00pm
Elvin S. Rodriguez
Elvin S. Rodríguez is currently Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music at La Sierra University. Dr. Rodríguez frequently performs in solo and chamber recitals and has presented at local, state, national, and international workshops and conferences in the areas of keyboard pedagogy, Baroque keyboard performance practice, improvisation for beginners, and the integration of music technology in the piano curriculum. Dr. Rodríguez has worked with state, national and international prize winning pianists of all ages and is a frequent adjudicator for advanced and professional adjudications and competitions. Recent performances include playing George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the La Sierra University Wind Ensemble, solo recitals and masterclasses in Chile, and a chamber music collaboration with members of the LA Philharmonic, Pacific Symphony, and Madison Symphony Orchestra. Upcoming engagements include performing at the annual Music Teachers Association of California Convention in Santa Clara, CA and an upcoming performance and masterclass in Trinidad in the fall of 2013.
Dr. Rodríguez received his BM and MM in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music and later received an Ed.M. and Ed.D. in Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. He has studied with Rhona Hodgen, Earle Voorhies, Constance Keene, Dr. Mark Silverman, and Dr. Robert Pace. Dr. Rodríguez has received many awards and won many competitions, including the prestigious Young Artist Guild given by the Music Teachers Association of California, and received the distinction of Promising Young Artist from the national ARTS organization.
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