The Color of Science presents: A conversation with Dr. Orlay Alonso, Cuban Concert Pianist.
Dr. Alonso has captivated audiences with his elegance and intensity since his debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in 2003. He has graced the stages of some of the most prestigious concert halls across the globe, including Steinway Hall, The Ohio Theatre, Columbus Museum of Art, Wexner Center for the Arts, Cary Hall at The DiMenna Center, Liederkranz, Klavierhaus, Trinity Church, The Palace of Fontainebleau, Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, and The Spanish Institute, among others.
Alonso obtained his doctorate degree from The Ohio State University in 2015 and holds graduate degrees from Yale University and the Manhattan School of Music.
In 2010, Alonso was one of a small group of individuals selected to receive a prestigious alumniVentures grant from the Yale University School of Music to support Music in the Heights, an outreach program of the at the George Washington Educational Campus in Washington Heights, New York City. The program brought four yearly outreach concerts to the community, as well as afterschool instrumental lessons and ensemble coaching for 30 underprivileged children.
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