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Alberto De Salas Plays Bernstein’s Suite from West Side Story

Performing Leonard Bernstein's Suite from West Side Story taught Alberto De Salas about the power of silence, and helped him grow as an ensemble musician. »

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Classical Piano Music in a Brownstone

Spending New Year's Eve in Manhattan brings the author's thoughts back to classical piano music and the true reasons why she had deserted it in her youth. »

Giving a Voice to Amateurs

Giving a Voice to Amateurs

By day Alberto De Salas works as a business analyst in New York City, but on evenings and weekends, he transforms into the founder of the Amateur Classical Musicians Association (ACMA). In anticipatio... »