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Giovanni Juliano Venezia

Classically trained; Vegas-style raised! Freelance musician and educator, experienced with VIolin & Viola lessons

Categories: Violin

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Valued for his range of experience as an educator, performer, and trainer, Mr. Venezia\'s chief aim is results-focused education. He has trained students from both the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts and Hyde Park MS, where he was a musical tutor, and he was a teacher with the Ensemble Arts Academy, the Las Vegas String Basics Camp, and the Young Artists Orchestra Summer Camp. While a student in the Philharmonic Orchestra at the Las Vegas Academy, he studied with Veteran Artists & teachers Susan Barton, Omar Shelly, and Las Vegas Philharmonic Principal Violist Jason Bonham. He previously participated in the National Honor Orchestra, Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra, CCSD Honor Orchestra, and Nevada All-State Orchestra. He was the winner of his local 2015 Rotary Music Competition, winner of the Audience Prize for the 2016 Dr. Shirley Linzy Young Artists Orchestra of Las Vegas Concerto Competition, and a finalist in the 2015 NMEA Command Performance Competition, in Conducting.
During his own studies, Giovanni was invited to participate, awarded Full-tuition Merit Scholarships, in the Sphinx Young Artists Program for Young Black & Latino String Players, Green Valley Chamber Music Festival, the Nevada School of the Arts Chamber Music Program, the Tuacahn Arts Festival, and the Utah Music Festival, where he performed alongside Internationally-acclaimed musicians, including Hollywood award-winning soundtrack violinist, Clayton Haslop. He has performed in masterclasses with well-recognized violists & violinists including Nokothula Ngwenyama, Basil Vendryes, Albert Igolnikov, and Robert L. Becker.

Giovanni is on the roster of The Nevada Chamber Orchestra and Classica Music Las Vegas. Most recently, he collaborated in a unique project with the Las Vegas Dance Academy. He also has the exciting privilege of being invited to be a Founding Member of the newly commissioned Chamber Orchestra at Winchester Cultural Center, sponsored by the Clark County Commission.

As an active freelance musician, he has performed in a variety of special events, unique ensembles, televised performances, and works as wedding music contractor for All Night Long Entertainment. He is experienced in a wide variety of musical genres, from Classical Music to Country music, show tunes and more.

As an educator, Mr. Venezia practices a dynamic engagement-based approach for holistic musical development of his students--empowering them to grow as beautiful, healthy, powerful human beings that can succeed & serve others in any area of life.