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The New York Times wrote of Mr.
Delpriora’s debut, “The first notes of Mark Delpriora’s guitar recital
established him as a musician of authority…. Mr. Delpriora is a
guitarist to be reckoned with.” Mr. Delpriora has performed and/or given
master classes at Eastman School of Music, Skidmore College, Stetson
University Guitar Festival, Mannes Festival, William Paterson
University, Rutgers University SummerFest, University of Illinois/Urbana
Summerfest, GFA Festival, Summit Music Festival, and with the New York
Contemporary Music Band, New Music Consort, Joffrey Ballet Orchestra,
and the Washington Bach Consort. He has been a guest teacher at the
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, where he taught
students from throughout South America. He has also been on the juries
of several international competitions, including the Naumburg, Guitar
Foundation of America, Lagonegro (Italy) Barrios and the D’Addario
Concerto competitions. He is a regular contributer to Guitar Review and
Soundboard and has written articles on music for the Brooklyn Daily
Eagle and NewMusicBox.
Delpriora’s teachers include Rolando Valdes-Blain and Manuel Barrueco.
He was chosen to perform in Andres Segovia’s legendary New York master
classes in 1982 and 1987, which were broadcast on PBS and other
Delpriora has recorded for Koch International Classics, Soundspells,
Philips, Tzadik, and CRI. He is currrently working on a series of ten
CDs with flutist Laurel Zucker on Cantilena Records. Delpriora’s
compositions are published by Berben Edizioni Musicali, Editions Orphee,
Guitar Arts Publishing, and Les Productions d’Oz. Sections of his work
“Variations on a Theme by Sor” were used as the set piece for the 2011
Guitar Foundation of America Competition. In addition, his works have
appeared in anthologies published by Mel Bay and Dover. Mr. Delpriora is
also on the Undergraduate Studies faculty of the Juilliard School.
Mr. Delpriora has been on the Manhattan School of Music College faculty since 1989 and Precollege faculty since 2005.
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