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Performer's Music Institute-MIAMI - VOICE & Piano Instruction        "When Excellence Is What Counts"                                                          

                          We offer Private Instruction in VOICE & PIANO 

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CONTACT US: 305.757.7725                                               OR  visit:  www.performersmusic.com/2452.html                                                                                       

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Performer's Music Institute   is under the leadership of                                            Oscar Diaz, Jr.   (305) 757-7725          e-mail: pmimusic@bellsouth.net                    

See Mr. Diaz, Jr.'s biography in the "About us" section.  


(Carolina) LINA   GAUDENZI -who has trained classically for 6 years with PMI Director Oscar Diaz, Jr. - was chosen as part of "TEAM CHRISTINA (Aguilera)" on NBC's Season 5 of THE VOICE .                                                                         Video Link (LINA GAUDENZI performing on THE VOICE):   https://youtu.be/NG21JlLcur0    OR    https://youtu.be/MdteeewdzVo

 "Best vocal teacher in Miami! I studied with Oscar from when I was 15 until I was 21 and the strides I made as a vocalist, musician and performer were tremendous. I cannot speak highly enough of Oscar as a teacher, mentor and person and South Florida is truly lucky to have the Performer's Music Institute! If any of you are interested in or know of someone who is interested in starting vocal lessons, this is the place"   -(Carolina) LINA GAUDENZI -of NBC's THE VOICE-Season 5        

Here Soprano (Carolina) LINA GAUDENZI is singing "Ain't It A Pretty Night" from Susannah by Carlisle Floyd at a PERFORMER'S MUSIC INSTITUTE Voice Recital on June 2010. 



YouTube link:     https://youtu.be/XNNArUqyVtw  OPERA SAN JOSE clip featuring Lyric-Spinto Soprano JOUVANCA JEAN-BAPTISTE singing the leading role of Violetta in LA TRAVIATA (Verdi).  Ms. Jean-Baptiste is a voice student of Oscar Diaz, Jr. -Director of Performer's Music Institute. 


Cantor NETANEL HERSHTIK (Tenor)-who has trained classically with PMI Director Oscar Diaz, Jr. VideoLink: https://youtu.be/cGSfMgrP1cM 

For more on tenor Netanel Hershtik and his most recent album -“The Art of Cantor NETANEL HERSHTIK”- visit the following links:  
CD Baby: http://j.mp/CDbabyNH                                                                          

"Studying voice with Oscar was my entry to the professional singing world. Oscar is extremely well rounded and gives a student all she/he needs to perform at a professional level. He is a great musician and so you have the bonus of having it all - a voice teacher, a coach and an accompanist. I warmly recommend" -Cantor Netanel Hershtik, (Tenor) of The Hamptom Synagogue in New York                                       


YouTube link:                                  https://youtu.be/g7IQ1KvhbX4?t=1m25s                                                                    The "Flower Duet" from the opera LAKME by Leo Delibes -A live performance from a December 13th 2014                                                                   Performer's Music Institute-MIAMI - VOICE & Piano Instruction Voice Recital.                                    

Lakme is sung by Soprano MELISSA RUIZ (Above)                                                  Mallika is sung by Mezzo-Soprano KATARINA A. BAKAS  (Below)         The accompanist is GREGORY SZETO                                                                        Ms. Ruiz & Ms. Bakas are long-term voice students of Oscar Diaz, Jr. -PMI's Director 


YouTube link: https://youtu.be/15Nj4dhYWAQ                        21 yr. old Mezzo-Soprano Genesis Marichal singing the "Habanera" from CARMEN (Bizet). Accompanist: Gregory Szeto                                  

GENESIS MARICHAL (above) with her teacher Oscar Diaz, Jr with whom she has studied since the age of 13.


"Images of a recent Performer's Music Institute recital attested to the integrity  of Oscar Diaz, Jr. as artist and teacher"  -Albert Perez, CARRIBEAN TODAY

"His studio studio fills with a musicianship that seeks perfection"                                              -Albert Perez, CARRIBEAN TODAY


Performer's Music Institute is a small select private music school that has been in Miami since 1988 and has built a reputation for achieving the highest musical standards possible in each of its students. We specialize in the teaching of VOICE and PIANO. Our lessons are PRIVATE (one teacher to one student) and are taught in our STUDIO.

We offer flexible hours BY APPOINTMENT!  Also, we teach students of all ages and at all levels of proficiency (beginner-to-advanced). We teach ALL STYLES OF MUSIC!

To instill confidence in performing abilities; we offer TWO STUDENT RECITALS PER YEAR.

We are professionally affiliated with the New World School, NATS, NGPT, American College of Musicians, Florida Opera, and others.

All of our teachers are DEGREED SPECIALISTS!



e-mail us at: pmimusic@bellsouth.net or CALL (305) 757-7725!

****************************                                                                             See the "Events" & "News" section for announcements of up-coming Performer's Music Institute recitals and for recent news events & performances that have involved our students.


November 2011 -  PMI student artist Melissa Ruiz with world renowned tenor     Placido Domingo after her having performed in LUISA FERNANDA by Frederico Torroba with the Florida Grand Opera in which Mr.Domingo conducted.

SOUNDCLOUD LINK:    https://soundcloud.com/pmi-miami/regnava-nel-silenzio-from-lucia-di-lammermoor-melissa-ruiz-genesis-marichal-piano-gregory-szeto                                                                                                                                   A live recording of a Nov. 21st, 2009 performance of "Regnava nel silenzio" from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor by Soprano MELISSA  RUIZ as Lucia & Mezzo-Soprano Genesis Marichal as Alicia   -Accompanist is Gregory Szeto-