HARMONY FESTIVAL IN HURSTVILLE
Victor Valdez will be performing at the Harmony Festival at Marana Auditorium in Hurstville on Saturday 19 March. For more information please contact NSW SLASA on 9610.0288.
Victor was born
on the 10th of August, 1966 in Veracruz, Mexico. Started in music and dance in 1975. His talents as a dancer were recognised as Assistant Director of Folklore Ballet for the Secretary of Public Education in Veracruz Mexico. For three years in a row he won
1st place in the National Folklore Dance Competition in Mexico City. Here, Victor taught Latin dance at the Sydney Dance Company for four years.
As a solo harpist he has given concerts
in over 25 countries of 4 continents around the world.
He was a member of the best and highly acclaimed Mexican Folk Group of Veracruz Mexico, 'Tlen Huicani' for ten years (named best folk group in Mexico by the union of music and theatre critics).
With this professional group Victor gave many concerts and performances in respected halls and theatres. Including over 20 performances in the Sydney Opera House.Victor is also a specialist in guitar rythyms of Latin America and percussion's including conga,
bongo, timbal, maracas, Cajon, Guiros, etc.
In Sydney he is a member of the Harp Society and has performed at their annual concert in the Government House and has given many workshops of the Mexican Jarocho Harp