Dr. Blas A. Canedo Gonzalez

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Blas A. Canedo Gonzalez

Chair of CMVPA

Commercial Music, Visual and Performing Arts

  • Phone: (409) 984-6547
  • Email: canedoba@lamarpa.edu
  • Office Location: Sam and Linda Monroe Performing Arts Center, Office 126
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 310, Port Arthur, TX 77641-0310
Degree Area of Specialization Institution Year
Doctor of Musical Arts University of Houston 2019
Graduate Artist Certificate Voice Performance University of North Texas 2011
Master of Music Texas Christian University 2008
Music Studies Performance Universidad de Antioquia 2005
Law Degree Universidad Externado de Colombia 1999

Awards Recognition

  • Pavel Lisitsian Award, Finalist Lois Alba Aria Competition, Houston, 2015
  • University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Fellowship Scholarship 2013-2016
  • New York City Opera Singers Initiative 2014
  • Crescendo Summer Institute, Hungary 2011
  • Opera in the Ozarks 2010
  • University of North Texas Opera Full Scholarship 2008-2010
  • University of North Texas School of Music 2008-2010
  • Texas Christian University Opera Studio Full Scholarship 2006-2008
  • University of Southern California Merit Award 2005
  • Winner of the Opera al Parque, Bogot√° 2005
  • Winner of the Young Artist Republic Competition Bank of Colombia 2004
  • Universidad de Antioquia Academic Award 2004

Institutional Affiliations/ Professional Societies

  • Alumni of New York City Opera Singers Initiative 2011
  • Greater Houston National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Escena Artistas of Opera Latino America