Concert: Latin American Folk Blend
Saturday, February 17, 2024
7:30 pm EST
WPAC Concert Hall
$20 general, $15 senior/FIU faculty, staff, & alumni, $5 student
2024 MIGF Festival Pass
is available to attend all festival events at a single reduced price: $100 general, $70 senior/FIU faculty, staff, & alumni, $30 student
Composer, arranger, teacher, bandola and mandolin player Saúl Vera was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He is a musical director & arranger in traditional Venezuelan music. Since 1986, he leads his own musical project “The Saul Vera Ensemble”. Relocated in Miami since 2010, he has been developing projects as a teacher, composer, performer and entrepreneur in the music education industry. He has performed concerts as a soloist, conductor, or guest musician for groups and soloists throughout the U.S. He was a guest musician in Mike Marshall’s Choro Famoso ensemble in 2011 and a guest lecturer at the Berkeley Jazz School in 2012. He received three Latin Grammy Awards as a guest musician in recordings by Franco de Vita and Marc Anthony. He is currently the general manager and teacher at the Kalos Music & Art School he founded in Aventura, FL in 2012.
Saúl Vera’s participation is co-sponsored by the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs.