marcio

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Marcio Garcia began his musical studies at age seven at the Centro de Educación Musical Moderna in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and at the Conservatorio Nacional de Musica.

Garcia holds a BM in Classical Piano Performance from the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver under the instruction of David Genova, a MM in Jazz Performance under Eric Gunnison and an AD in Jazz Studies from SUNY Purchase Conservatory, studying with Kevin Hays and David Hazeltine. Garcia also studied classical piano in Vienna, Austria as part of the Cherrington Global Scholars Study Abroad Program

Garcia has performed at the Stanford Jazz Institute, the 2016 Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, Five Points Jazz Festival, at Blue Note NYC, The Bitter End, Birdland and the Dazzle Jazz Club in Denver. He's also performed with DEVO co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh for the original project "Myopia", and has performed live at the KUVO 89.3 studios in Denver, as well as WBGO Jazz 88.3 Studios NYC. As a keyboardist, Marcio has performed with salsa ensemble “Los Lunaticos” , and with Viktor Kiraly (NBC The Voice 2015 - Top 24) .

Garcia has received multiple awards including Recital of Distinction awards for his Senior Classical Piano recital and Jazz Graduate Recital at the Lamont School of Music, a Special Citation for Outstanding Musicianship at the 44th Annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival,  1st place in the 2015 Lamont School of Music Jazz Solo Honors Competition, and 1st place in the 2015 Lamont School of Music Jazz Honors Chamber Competition.

Garcia currently resides in New York City.

 

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Nacido en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana Marcio García comenzó sus estudios musicales a los siete años en el Centro de Educación Musical Moderna de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, y en el Conservatorio Nacional de Música. García tiene un BM in Piano Performance de Lamont School of Music, University of Denver bajo la instrucción de David Genova, un MM en Jazz Peformance bajo la direccion de Eric Gunnison y un AD en Jazz Studies del Conservatorio SUNY Purchase, estudiando con Kevin Hays y David Hazeltine . García también estudió piano clásico en Viena, Austria como parte del Cherrington Global Scholars Study Abroad Program.

García se ha presentado en el Stanford Jazz Institute, en el Next Generation Jazz Festical de Monterrey, en el Festival de Jazz Five Points, en Blue Note NYC, The Bitter End, Birdland y en Dazzle Jazz Club de Denver. También se ha presentado con el cofundador de DEVO, Mark Mothersbaugh, para el proyecto original "Myopia", y ha grabado en vivo en los estudios KUVO 89.3 de Denver, así como WBGO Jazz 88.3 Studios NYC. Como tecladista, Marcio se ha presentado con el conjunto de salsa "Los Lunaticos", y con Viktor Kiraly (NBC The Voice 2015 - Top 24).

García ha recibido múltiples premios como Recital of Distinction por sus recitales de Piano Clásico  y Jazz en la Lamont School of Music, una cita especial por su destacada música en el 44º Festival de Jazz UNC / Greeley anual, 1er lugar en el 2015 Lamont School Del Concurso de Honores de Jazz de Música y el 1er lugar en 2015 Lamont School of Music Jazz Honors Chamber Competition.

Actualmente, Garcia esta viviendo en la ciudad de Nueva York.