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Name: Javier Clavere
Skills: Administrator, Conductor, Manager, Pianist, organist (International performer)
Phone: 513-683-7100
Fax: 513-683-7101
Address: 9483 Columbia Road, Loveland, Ohio 45140, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Mr. Javier Clavere has served as Music Director of St Margaret of York Church since May 2003. He is in charge of the Office of Music Ministries. Mr. Clavere has appeared as a pianist and guest conductor in numerous concert series across North America, South America and Europe performing with orchestras, in solo recitals and chamber music. In 1994 he was privileged to perform on Vladimir Horowitz’s piano featuring the famed pianist’s instrument, organized by Steinway and Sons and Daynes Music Co. During 1995/96 he was a member of the Utah Arts Council Performing Arts Tour (artist in residence). In 1998 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, he was the soloist for the Opening Gala of the 1998/99 Symphony of the Americas in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He also appeared as a soloist with the Fairfield Symphony Orchestra (CA), James Madison University Symphony Orchestra (VA), Rosario State Philharmonic (Argentina), National Philharmonic. He has appeared in recitals in series such as, Palm Beach Invitational International Piano Competition Concert Series (FL), Broward Performing Arts Center (FL), Rutgers University (NJ), Steinway Hall (NYC), DiCapo Opera Theatre (NYC), Aronoff Center for the Performing Arts (OH), Temple Square Concert Series (UT), among many others.

A consistent prizewinner, he has participated and won prizes in the Los Angeles Franz Liszt International Piano Competition, Utah Mozart Festival, World International Piano Competition held in Cincinnati, Palm Beach Invitational International Piano Competition. Javier was named the official representative of Argentina by the office of the president in the 5th Franz Liszt International Piano Competition Utrecht, The Netherlands. Javier has given masterclasses at the School of Music of the University of Rosario, James Madison University, Virginia, Hispanic Teachers Association of Florida and for the New Jersey Music Teachers Association.

He started his musical studies at the age of six. He studied with Roberto Caamano in Buenos Aires, Dr. Pollei at Brigham Young University, Dr. Mack Wilberg at Brigham Young University (choral conducting) and he was on a scholarship for five years to study with the world-renowned pianist/composer, Seymour Bernstein in New York City.

Javier has worked for over ten years in parish ministries in the United States. He was appointed by Rev. bishop Niederauer to be part of the Liturgical committee of the Diocese of Salt Lake City in 1996-97. He developed the music and liturgy program at Corpus Christi Church in South River, NJ. In 2001-2002 he organized and conducted a collaborative performance of “Colors of Grace”, Lessons for Lent with the Corpus Christi Church Choir and Eldersgate Episcopal Church Choir and other choir members of central New Jersey. He conducted workshops in the area of cantor training and history, choir development, children choir development and development of music programs. As an organist he has given Organ recitals in Cathedrals such as Cathedral of Rosario and Buenos Aires National Cathedral, Argentina among other Churches and Parishes. As a conductor he created the York Chamber Orchestra based at St. Margaret of York. Mr. Clavere and his wife Lindsay Clavere began playing as a piano team in 1996. In honor of their wedding, composer Seymour Bernstein wrote "Rhapsody on Two Names - Javier and Lindsay," and the Argentinean composer Duilio Grasso wrote "Candombe for two Pianos." Both pieces were Premiered at their Piano duo debut in the Assembly Hall in Salt Lake City in 1997. They have performed as duo pianists across North and South America. Their repertoire includes a wide range of music from Latin American, to modern American music such as Copland, Gershwin, etc… They had performed the complete works for piano 4-hands and two pianos for hands by Mozart, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Schubert among others.



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