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Tarcisio Barreto D’Addona is a Venezuelan trumpet player born in Barquisimeto, trained in the National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela. He began his trumpet studies at the "Vicente Emilio Sojo" Conservatory, continuing at the Latin American Trumpet Academy, and finishing at the "Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado". He has participated in international courses and festivals such as: Campos do Jordao Winter Festival 2007, Epsival 2010, Spanish Brass Festival 2011, Italian Brass Week 2012, Grande Maurice 2012 and Schagerl Brass Festival 2014, where he participated as an active student with the teachers: Andrew Balio, Uwe Köller, Francisco “Pacho” Flores, Giancarlo Castro, Franck Pulcini, Pierre Dutot, Thomas Gansch, Thierry Caens, Jean Francois Dion, Guillaume Couloumy, Juanjo Serna, Carlos Beneto, Luis González, Max Sommerhalder, Allen Vizzutti, Andrea Tofanelli, Rex Richardson, Tiger Okoshi, Gabor Tarkövi, Brian Neal. He was the principal trumpet of the Lara Youth Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Lara Symphony Orchestra, as well as a member of the brass quintet Bronces Larenses and founding member of the Lara State Brass Ensemble, where he toured nationally and internationally (Portugal 2008, Spain 2009). He is a founding member of Ensamble 7/4, a group with which he has participated in several international tours in Europe, the United States and South America, appearing as guest artists in large theaters, universities and festivals such as: Beethoven Haus Concert Hall, Peabody Institute, Curtis Institute of Music, Berklee College of Music, Harvard University, New England Conservatory, University of California Berkeley, Stift Melk, Sauerland Brass Festival (Germany 2015, 2016, 2017), Schagerl Brass Festival, Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität, Salzburger Festspiele, Berliner Philharmonie, International Trumpet Guild (Ohio 2015, Miami 2019), among others. He has shared the stage with artists such as Thomas Gansch, James Morrison, Leonhard Paul, Bryan Davis, Andrea Tofanelli, Rex Richardson, Brian Neal, Thomas Clamor. Together with Ensamble 7/4, he has recorded 4 albums, out of which two of them received awards at the Global Music Awards for best group and best album. In 2022 he released his first solo album called “Grande Astor”, as a tribute to Astor Piazzolla on his centenary. He currently makes a musical life in Miami, playing in orchestras such as the The Villages Philarmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Miami and as a principal guest in the Miami Symphony Orchestra.

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