Samuel Vargas
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Member Since: July 10, 2019
Last Visit:July 17, 2019

Samuel Vargas

Samuel Vargas, 22-year-old, from Venezuela, grew up within the El Sistema Program from the age of 11. Samuel Vargas has received important prizes and awards, such as Concertmaster Ambassador of The United Nations 2014, Pin Artistic merit's city key of Prince George and Pin Central Bank in Canada and Classical Artist Award of the Year in 2016 for Football Metropolitan Federation in Venezuela.

Mr. Vargas has made solo appearances at the Vanier Hall, Simon Bolivar Hall, Lassiter Hall and Jose Felix Ribas Hall, performing with orchestras like Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Prince George Symphony Orchestra, Venezuelan National Philharmonic and Georgia Philharmonic. He has collaborated with international acclaimed artists like Gustavo Dudamel, Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim, Luis Miguel Gonzalez and Christian Vasquez. He has performed in 40 countries on international tours.

In 2017, Samuel enrolled as student of the famous violinist and pedagogue Sergiu Schwartz at Schwob School of music, Columbus State University. Since his arrival Samuel has made his mark by wining First Prize Virtuoso Category at Samuel Fordis Competition, MTNA Winner Young Artist Category, Winner of Woodruff International Scholarship, Grand Prize Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition and Yamaha Young Performing Artist Winner. In addition, Samuel has been professor at the Latin American Violin Academy, El Sistema Program and Saint James Music Academy. He was the founder of at least 8 Venezuelan chamber orchestras.

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