Carlos José Alvarez

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Carlos José Alvarez is a dynamic and versatile composer as well as a gifted percussionist. Born of Cuban immigrants, Carlos began playing his native music as a child but also developed a profound love for the orchestra at an early age. He was accepted into a performing arts school at age twelve where he studied symphonic percussion, music theory, and piano. During high school, he started performing with orchestras throughout South Florida and went on to receive a scholarship to attend the Florida State University. Read more...