About the School
Who We Are
Encounter of Santander
Madalit Lamazares was born in Havana, Cuba, where she started her musical education. She later moved to Venezuela and obtained a Diploma as Piano Performer at the Juan Manuel Olivares Conservatory in Caracas. At the same time she took courses at the Andrés Bello Catholic University in that city graduating in Letters.
Her activity as soloist and accompany pianist started in Venezuela where she gave recitals throughout the country as well as abroad as cultural representative of Venezuela. She has also participated in recitals sponsored by the Organization of American States (OEA) and the U.S. Smithsonian Institute. She has recorded several times with representative personalities of Latin-American vocal arts.
Madalit Lamazares started her activities as Professor of Repertoire at the Workshop Opera in Caracas. In 1985 was engaged by the Teresa Carreño Theater as Piano Preparatory Teacher during the opera seasons, an activity she carried out until 1996.
During that period she also participated in the preparation of the Opera season of the Atheneum in Caracas, the National Opera Company and the Baroque Camerata also in Caracas.
In 1986 she was engaged as Professor of Vocal Repertoire of the Simón Bolívar Conservatory and has also given classes and interpretation workshops in several schools in Venezuela.
In 1994 she went to Buenos Aires under a contract as Musical Director of the Teatro Avenida. She worked there staging operas, operettas, light operas and musicals continuing, at the same time, with her pedagogical work.
She has likewise collaborated artistically counseling the Buenos Aires Opera House, an institution dedicated to the promotion of young singers, participating in the preparation and direction of several events (operas, light operas, concerts, etc.). In view of her interest in the education of young upcoming artists, was invited recently by the Beracasa Foundation to the festival that towards that end organizes and sponsors Radio France in Montpellier. As a supplementary activity, Madalit Lamazares has given several conferences and courses for prestigious institutions in Caracas and Buenos Aires.