Robert Bonfiglio shares with us the world of the concert chromatic harmonica player.
After studying composition in New York, he spent five years under the tutelage of Chinese classical player, Cham Ber Huang, and another 12 years studying with the first flute player of the New York ballet.
Robert has been playing classical harmonica concertos since 1986, and has played in some of the great venues around the world. He has performed all the major pieces composed for the harmonica, as well as releasing some more popular recordings, which saw him spend 8 weeks on the Billboard charts in the US.
Robert reveals some of the daily practise methods he has followed to attain the high level of technical expertise that has seen him flourish in the elite world of classical music.
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Robert's website: http://www.robertbonfiglio.com/
Cham-Ber Huang: http://www.chamberhuang.com/
Thais Meditation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgJy9uwxhmE
Gerswin Medley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAWiRQ39PUQ
SPAH appearance 2013: https://youtu.be/HRp3x7t2EIc
NHL October Virtual Festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiUpPyYnh_A
John Sebastien Senior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eiV_XZUa1g
Roger Trobridge Harmonica Archivist site: http://www.the-archivist.co.uk/
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