Luis Enrique Casal
The Panama News cites: “Panama does have a worthy classical scene, and right at the top of it we find Luis Enrique Casal.” Dr. Casal is vice president of the Sinfonía Concertante Foundation of Panama, and an honorary academic adviser to the Alfredo Saint Malo Music Festival. He has performed and/or given master classes in Argentina, the Bahamas, England, France, Japan, Italy, Romania, Spain, the United States, and Uruguay. Based in New York, Dr. Casal is on faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Lucy Moses School at the Kaufman Music Center, the Washington Heights Community Conservatory of Fine Arts, and the Opportunity Music Project.
He currently performs as concertmaster of the Washington Heights Camerata, NY, the ADCA Symphony Orchestra, NY, the BCCO (Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra), principal violist of the Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra, and violinist of the piano quartet, Ensemblast. Aside from his active agenda as a performer, Dr. Casal also composes. His “Solo Études for Violin (2021)” was commissioned by The Juilliard School’s MAP Program.