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Primary Instrument: Accordion

Victor Prieto

Victor Prieto is a native of Galicia, Spain born in the town of Orense in 1975. At the age of nine Victor was encouraged by his mother to study the accordion-an instrument deeply ingrained in Galician folklore. While studying classical accordion at the Orense Conservatory Victor understood the immense musical potential of his instrument and branched out from the classical education by concurrently taking harmony, arrangement and improvisation classes at Estudio Escola de Musica (Santiago de Compostela, Spain). In 1998 Victor received a scholarship from Berklee College of Music where he majored in performance under the direction of Joanne Brackeen. Berklee, where Victor was the only one to date to specialize in accordion, did not offer any classes focusing on accordion. Uninhibited by these circumstances Victor created his own study program applying the expertise offered by educators at Berklee to the accordion....
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Awards

CMK's Concorse of Composition (Argentina) FIRST PRIZE 2001 AIE (Spanish Asociation of Artists and Performers, Spain) Award given for first time to an accordionist. 2001 International Jazz Award "Citta di Castelfidardo, Italy" FIRST PRICE 1998 Berklee College of Music Scholarship Award given for first time to an accordionist 1994 International Jazz Award "Cita di Castelfidardo, Italy" THIRD PRICE 1992 Regional competition, Castilla La Mancha (Spain) FIRST PRICE
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    Rollo Coaster

    Cheekus Music
    2010
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    Persistencia

    Foxhaven Records
    2006

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