Music Director • June 20-27
2011 School Programs
Felix Ventouras' music has been performed at the Meyerson Symphony Center,The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, and Mercyhurst College, and premiered at the Music Festival of the Hamptons, the National Arts Club, Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center, and the Joyce SoHo. A piece he helped compose and arrange was played during the Beijing Summer Olympic Games. In April 2009, he visited Taiwan to hear the premiere of his orchestral piece Bird! performed by students of Cao Tun Elementary School and in October 2009 the Island Moving Company of Rhode Island premiered his new ballet Dracula. As a dance accompanist, he has played for the Ballet Adriatico, California Dance Institute, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Los Angeles Ballet, Mark Morris Dance Center, The School at Jacob's Pillow, and currently with the National Dance Institute and the Manhattan Youth Ballet. Ventouras holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.