Aleksandra Vargas, mezzosoprano, accompanied by flutist Carrie Wiesinger and guitarist Eladio Scharrón will be performing a repertoire of Spanish and Latin-American works at Casa Feliz..
Aleksandra Vargas is a native New Yorker of Russian and Dominican parentage. Aleksandra is a graduate of the Juilliard School Pre-College Division, she received her bachelor’s Degree in vocal performance from SUNY Purchase and a master’s degree in music from Florida State University. She has participated in several international summer music programs in France, Germany and Austria. As an affiliated artist, Aleksandra has performed numerous operatic roles with the Orlando Opera Company and St. Petersburg Opera such as Cherubino from “Le Nozze di Figaro,” and“Frou -Frou” from the “Merry Widow”. She performed the role of Lilly in the Mad Cow theater’s production of “Pogy and Bess”. In 2011, Aleksandra was a featured soloist with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra of Lakeland in Season of Magic. In 2016 Aleksandra became the winner of Russian Grand Voice Miami. Currently Aleksandra resides in Orlando, Fl where she performs with Penguin Entertainment at Universal Citywalk, and tours with Rosstyn Ice shows. Aleksandra also teaches at Valencia college and maintains a private voice studio.As of January 2017 Aleksandra Vargas together with Oksana Rossano are excited to announce the opening of Aleksandra Vargas & Co., an entertainment company specializing in classical music entertainment. Services offered are entertainment for the following events; * Fundraising Events* Concerts* Shows* Weddings* Anniversaries & special occasions* Church / mass soloist* Holiday performance* Restaurant entertainment* Corporate events
Carrie Wiesinger is an international performing and recording artist. Ms. Wiesinger is the Principal Flutist with the Hollywood Concert Orchestra, which tours extensively throughout the United States, China and Japan. Ms. Wiesinger holds the position of Second Flute with the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra in Michigan. She performs with many chamber ensembles throughout the US and is a regular performer at the International Guitar Festival of San Sebastian, Puerto Rico.
Eladio Scharron was born in Puerto Rico into a family of well-respected musicians. His education background includes a BA in music from the University of Puerto Rico with guitar studies with Ernesto Cordero, at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris in France where he studied with Alberto Ponce, and Eastman School of Music's Doctor of Musical Arts degree and Performer's Certificate with Nicholas Goluses as his mentor. Eladio is founder and musical director of the International Guitar Festival of San Sebastian, Puerto Rico that started in 2012, and teaches classical guitar at the University of Central Florida in Orlando since 1998.