Venezuelan flutist, teacher, composer, and conductor. A former member of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mto. Gustavo Dudamel, Nicolás Real holds a Bachelor Degree in Flute Performance from the University Institute of Musical Studies in Venezuela, a Masters Degree in Flute Performance from Central Michigan University, and a Doctoral Degree in Musical Arts (DMA) from Temple University in Philadelphia. In 2011, Nicolas Real composed and premiered his “1st Concerto for Flute, String Orchestra, and Percussion” at the International Flute and Piccolo Festival in Caracas-Venezuela. Mr. Real is also a former Flute Teacher at the Latin American Flute Academy from “El Sistema”, and Flute Teacher at the School of Music of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Los Andes in Venezuela. Currently, Mr. Real is a successful freelance soloist, teacher, conductor, and composer in the USA and overseas.
Teaching Traverse Flute at the Under Graduate level: private lessons, syllabus design, recitals, periodic tests, academic reports.
Performing the traverse flute at every rehearsals, concerts, and tours of the orchestra season.
Teaching a Flute Studio of more than twenty students from the Venezuelan EL SISTEMA. Duties included: private lessons, master classes, chamber music coaching, Flute Studio recitals production, periodic exams.
Private flute lessons, woodwind sectionals coaching, orchestra conducting, periodic exams.
Teaching flute and piano courses, periodic evaluations, private and group lessons for children and adults.
Selecting the orchestra repertoire, making music arrangements and original compositions for the orchestra and different ensembles, private flute lessons, winds and strings sectionals coaching, interviewing teachers applicants, producing the regular season and academic concerts.
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