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The Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association, voted the top local Music Teachers Association 2004 by the Music Teachers National Association, provides diverse educational opportunities for teachers and students in pursuit of personal growth in music.  Its mission:  to stimulate the study and enjoyment of music, to broaden the vision and expertise of its members, to promote musical culture in the community and to reinforce the objectives of its state and national organizations.  Join!

 December 7, 2016 Program

Myriam Avalos Teie in Recital

MYRIAM AVALOS TEIEMyriam Avalos Teie’ piano performances and master classes throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia have earned her critical acclaim as a soloist, chamber musician, clinician, and pedagogue. At the age of three, she gave her first public performance, made her orchestra debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Peru at twelve, and was awarded full scholarships to the Eastman School of Music and the Peabody Conservatory.

Dr. Avalos Teie holds a Doctoral degree in Chamber Music.  She is a collaborative pianist at the Kennedy Center and the National Symphony Orchestra, and maintains a private studio in Northern Virginia.  She is a faculty member and performing artist at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Summer Festival, the Shell Lake Arts Center in Wisconsin, and the Snake River Festival in Colorado.  Appearances and broadcasts include the Phillips Collection, Kennedy Center, Dumbarton Concert Series, Purcell Room in London, Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Voice of the OAS, San Antonio Festival, WGMS Radio, Teatro Municipal de Lima, and two State Department-sponsored tours of China and Brazil.  She has recorded for the MSR Classics label.

In 2004, Dr. Avalos Teie was conferred the title of Cultural Ambassador by the Government of Peru. Her mission is to promote the exposure and exchange of Peruvian artists and students throughout the world.