C o l l a b o r a t i v e   A r t i s t

     Noted for his “creativity, dedication, and great sense for chamber music” (cellist Amit Peled), Michael Delfín is a versatile collaborative artist, equally comfortable in the roles of chamber musician, orchestral keyboardist, and ensemble conductor. He has appeared in recital with violinist Mark O’Connor and members of the Eastern Music Festival faculty. He co-founded the Baltimore-based Trio INUENDO which captured first prize in the Levine Chamber Music Competition in Washington, DC and performed at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage.

     Mr. Delfín's interest in new music has led to numerous world premieres including recordings for the Naxos label with the Peabody Wind Ensemble and performances with the Peabody Camerata. He collaborated on the world premiere of Paul Chihara’s Fantasy for Piano Trio, commissioned for the Music Teacher’s Association of California 2007 Convention. In addition, he has collaborated with the Peabody, San Francisco, and Cincinnati College Conservatories' composition departments in performing the works of student composers.

     Over the years, Mr. Delfín has trained in chamber music with numerous artists including Amit Peled, John Shirley-Quirk, Anthony McGill, Pamela Frank, Keng-Yuen Tseng, Seth Knopp, Paul Hersh, and Gene Young. Upon graduating from the Peabody Conservatory, Mr. Delfin was awarded the Sidney Friedberg Prize in Chamber Music.

Upcoming events

Recital with Liam Gibb, violin

Thursday, October 25, 8:30pm

Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music


Recital with Andrea Bragiel, bassoon

Wednesday, November 14, 8:30pm

Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music




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