Tangos y Zambas

Performance and Instruction

Performance

Tango is the music of Buenos Aires, while the Zamba and the Chacarera is the music of the Argentine countryside. Tango is not only a characteristic dance rhythm, but also the flavor, color and feeling of Buenos Aires. The Argentine Tango is syncopated, sharp and edgy - with sudden changes that introduce free and lyrical moments. It is able to express a wide range of emotions that move from tremendous dramatic tensions to the most intimate sensuality.

Vocalist Nelly Vuksic and pianist Cesar Vuksic are and Argentine couple living in New York who have shown remarkable versatility in the musical field.

Nelly Vuksic is the Music Director and conductor of The Americas Vocal Ensemble and a regular guest conductor of the New York Choral Society Summer Sing and West Village Chorale. She was the Music Director of the United Nations Singers from 1989 to 2004, conducting them in tours to many parts of the world. She was also a regular guest conductor of the Chamber Chorus of New York. She has performed as a singer and conductor, recorded and has taught extensively in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. She is the recipient of several International Music Awards and distinctions.

Cesar Vuksic, pianist and composer, has concertized throughout the U.S., South America and Europe as a recitalist, soloist with orchestras and chamber musician. His compositions have been performed by well known musicians and chamber groups in the U.S. and Latin America. As an educator, Mr. Vuksic has taught at Western Michigan University and was Director of Studies at the Conservatorio de Musica del Tolima, Colombia.

Both Nelly and Cesar hold degrees from Rosario University, Argentina and Ball State University, Indiana.

Instruction

Nelly and Cesar Vuksic also teach and coach singers and pianists in Tango music. Both are experienced, classically trained and very knowledgeable about the language and style of tangos. They help students to understand and perform with flair and ease this beautiful and passionate music. Inquiries can be directed to 718-261-4494.


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