Maria de Lourdes Vidal
City: Miami/South Florida
About Maria de Lourdes Vidal
Maria de Lourdes Vidal started her musical studies at the age of 8 years at the vocational school of art in Cuba specializing in piano and voice. During those years she participated in competition winning various awards in both piano and voice and graduated the school in 1998. In 2002 Maria attended and graduated from the Conservatory of Music Jose White, Cuba.
Immediately following her formal education Maria began to pursue performing and also teaching music around the world, which she did before coming to South FL in 2013.
As a Professor of piano and music theory Maria has had several major successes with international students, taking them to national and international competitions, shows of relevance artistic and finally many of them has graduated as musicians and today belong to the musical world of Cuba, which has been a honor and pride for my have contributed a little to the career of so distinguished artists.
Maria de Lourdes Vidal's musical interests include Bach, Mozart, Lizt, also of the contemporary Bela Bartok, Arnold Schoenberg, Stravinsky, And Gershwin. Forever grateful to her Cuban heritage she loves the music of Ernesto Lecuona, Amadeo Roldan and Alejandro Garcia Carturla.
For the last 13 years she has performed and taught and looks forward to continuing her passion for making music. Her piano and voice students pick up on this passion and themselves become part of the music tradition, one Maria hopes to pass on to many generations to come.