Venezuelan-American pianist, she
started her musical studies at the age of three in Caracas Venezuela. Later moved to Paris where she studied music at The
Ecole Martenot and attended L'Universite Sorbonne de Paris. Back in Venezuela, she received her Bachelor of Arts and Music
at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. In the 90's, she established in South Florida where she received her Masters in Piano
Performance at University of Miami. There she studied with Rosalina Sakcstein, former student of the world famous pianist
Claudio Arrau. Sylvia has also received master classes from some of the worlds major artists including: Paul Badura-Skoda,
Maria Joao Pires, Stephen Hugh, Dimitri Bashkirov, Walter Blakenheim and others.
Sylvia Constantinidis was already
established as a pianist in Venezuela when she left in the 1990's. In South America, she has toured several times and played
as a soloist with orchestras. In 1987 she published her first recording: a collection of Venezuelan Classical music from the
XIX century. Very well received by the critics. She has been recognized by the Venezuelan government with two 'Arts in Residence'
Grants as well as the 'Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho' Grant for her undergraduate and later graduate studies. She has also received scholarships from University of
Miami, Canford Music Festival and The Paloma O’shea Piano Festival between others.
She has participated
in music festivals and play recitals and with orchestra in Spain, France, London, Venezuela, Central and South America as
well as the USA.
At the Sony Studios,Toronto, Canada.
Picture with the statue of Glenn Gould.