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Eduardo Cordero,


Eduardo Cordero is a versatile musician and multi-instrumentalist who specializes in Latin, jazz, and classical music. Cordero graduated with a Master’s degree in Orchestral Flute Performance from Georgia State University in December 2015, after receiving a Bachelor in Music Performance from Emory University in May 2012. He is an active member of the Symphony in C in the tristate area. He also recently performed at the ACLU’s benefit concert, Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights, and appeared on Brooklyn’s local arts program, Keeping It Real with Shannon. Cordero has worked extensively with nonprofit organizations in Venezuela and the United States, teaching music to children in disenfranchised areas. After working for the Atlanta Music Project in 2011, he worked with El Sistema de Orquestas Nacional in Venezuela, and currently collaborates with the Harmony Program in New York City. Cordero is now developing a Venezuelan and jazz music fusion concert in New York City.



Gizem Yucel,


Gizem Yucel is a versatile concert violist equally at home in many genres, from jazz, rock, and experimental to classical. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in viola performance from Hacettepe University State Conservatory and Bilkent University in her hometown of Ankara, Turkey. Gizem teaches violin, viola and piano.




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