1-Science Shows How Piano Players' Brains Are Actually Different From Everybody Elses'
2 -Music lessons combat poverty's effect on the brain
TOPS Camp Sessions 2015
|Grades 6-12||June 8-12|
|Grades 6-12||June 15-19|
|Grades 6-12||June 22-26|
|Grades K-5||June 29-July 3|
|Grades K-5||July 6-10|
|Grades K-5||July 13-17|
Edgar M. Abréu earned his Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Florida Atlantic University. Mr. Abréu has appeared as a soloist for repeat Messiah performances and excelled as Don Ottavio in Mozart's Don Giovanni under the direction of MET Opera bass-baritone Dean Peterson. In 2014, Mr. Abréu made his operatic debut as Lippo Fiorentino in Kurt Weill's Street Scene with the FIU Opera Theater. Classical South Florida wrote "Edgar Abreu made the most of Lippo Fiorentino's scenes, singing and dancing with abandon." Mr. Abréu is Music Director and pianist at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church and current director of the summer piano and creative writing camp Teaching Outstanding PerformerS (TOPS) at FAU. Mr. Abréu is currently working on attaining his Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Florida International University under the tutelage of tenor Robert B. Dundas.
The Founder of Teaching Outstanding PerformerS (TOPS) Piano Camps, Dr. Coltman is committed to enriching the lives of young Floridians through their encounters with the arts. Through her varied performance and teaching activities, she is able to illuminate the importance of music within our world and its value as a means of communication among all people. Currently, she is Dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University.