Luis Rodriguez

Luis R.

Irving, TX
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Opera Voice

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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About

Luis delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 21+

Teaching since:
2005

Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico has studied orchestral conducting under Pedro Bocotan, Leonardo Gasparini, Lynn McLain, Dr Suzanne Pence, Glenn Richter, Carlos Riazuelo and Hector Guzman.
He has conducted several orchestras in Mexico, as a guest conductor appearing in various cities throughout the country, conducting Mozart, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, Vivaldi, Mascagni and Beethoven among others. He currently works as the cover conductor for the Plano Symphony Orchestra and Irving Symphony, as well as working as assistant to Maestro Hector Guzman.
In the operatic field, he has conducted the operas Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti, Rigoletto by Verdi and Amahl, the Night Visitors by G. C. Menotti and Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell.
​He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in voice performance and minored in conducting, continuing his education at LSU's school of music where he earned his Master's degree in orchestral conducting. In Austin, he conducted works by Stephen Sondheim (Into the Woods) and Dan Studney (Reefer Madness.)
​As a voice performer, he has sung the roles of Papageno (The Magic Flute), Ramon (La Curandera), King Balthazar (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Rigoletto (Rigoletto by Verdi), Belcore (Elixir of Love), Warrick (Plump Jack), The Phantom (Phantom of the Opera) among others. He has been heard regularly as a recitalist both in Mexico and throughout the US.
He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in voice performance and minored in conducting, continuing his education at LSU's school of music where he earned his Master's degree in orchestral conducting. In Austin, he conducted works by Stephen Sondheim (Into the Woods) and Dan Studney (Reefer Madness.)
He currently serves as cover conductor for the Plano Symphony Orchestra, as well as administrator and librarian for the Irving Symphony.

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Experience

Music Director
May 2018 - Present
Philharmonic Orchestra of Texas

Office Administrator
Jan 2018 - Present
Irving Symphony Orchestra

Librarian
Jan 2018 - Present
Irving Symphony Orchestra

Music Director
Aug 2017 - Present
Camerata Dallas Young Soloists

Cover Conductor
Jan 2017 - Present
Plano Symphony Orchestra

Bass Choir Section Leader
Sep 2015 - Present
Arapaho United Methodist Church

Education

Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Music
Aug 2004 - Aug 2010
The University of Texas at Austin

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

1 Review

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Salaia R. Aug 6, 2018
Singing · In home

Mr. Rodriguez is the Best!!!! I started with some warm ups and he explained the process of taking breaths in the correct way when singing and breathing. Thank you so much!!

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