Musical Accomplishments

1981-1982 San Francisco Conservatory

1983 Second place winner of the Etude Competition in Santa Rosa

1984 Winner of the Senior Division of Napa Valley Symphony Association and the Bernice Dunn Fine Arts Award

1985 Winner of the College Division of Napa Valley Symphony Association

1986 Performed with Pacific Union College Symphony Orchestra, Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, by Peter I. Tchaikovsky

1986- Private Piano Instructor

1987 A winner of the Robert Mondavi Music Awards Concerto Competition

1989 Graduated from University of Redlands with a Bachelor in Music, Piano Performance

1988-1992 Staff Accompanist at University of Redlands

1994 Studied with Paul Glover in Portland, Maine

1998-1999 Studied with Robert Bowman in Chico, California

2002- Accompanying and Soloing in the Northern California area and has just finished a CD of Cuban Music Composers at Coyote Music Studios

2005 - Cuban Music CD Recordando released on the MSR Classics Label



Musical Repertoire


Elena Casanova, Piano with Amunka Dávila, Percussion
Program:
Picotazos Ignacio Cervantes
Ilusiones Perdidas Ignacio Cervantes
Tres Golpes Ignacio Cervantes
Los Ojos de Pepa Manuel Saumell
El Pañuelo de Pepa Manuel Saumell
La Trece René Touzet
Dancita No. 1 René Touzet
Dancita No. 2 René Touzet
Dancita No. 3 René Touzet
Siempre en Clave René Touzet
Danzas Cubanas Ernesto Lecuona
No Hables Más En Tres por Cuatro
Danzas Afro-Cubanas Ernesto Lecuona
La Comparsa Danza Negra Danza Lucumí
Spanish Suite Ernesto Lecuona
Andalucía Malagueña

Elena Casanova, Piano
Les Pfutzenreuter, Music Director
Program:
Noches en los jardines de España Manuel de Falla
I. En el Generalife
II. Danza lejana
III. En los jardines de la Sierra de Cordoba

Rapsodia Española Isaac Albeniz

Ukiah Symphony
Concerto No. 3 in C minor Ludwig von Beethoven
Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Franz Liszt


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