Pedro Manuel Toro is a Venezuelan pianist, music educator and arranger, who has studied at the School of Psychology in the Catholic University Andres Bello and National Conservatory of Music “Juan José Landaeta” both in Caracas, Venezuela. He was also awarded with scholarships to study at Centro Universale of Bel Canto (CUBEC) in Vignola and Modena, Italy and at the prestigious Centre de Perfeccionament “Plácido Domingo” in Valencia, Spain where he took lessons with prominent pianists, conductors and singers. He holds both a Master and an Artist Certificate in Collaborative Piano at Azusa Pacific University, CA, studying under the guidance of Professor Joel Clifft, DMA.
Mr. Toro has participated in recitals in Palau de les Arts (Valencia, Spain), Teatro Comunale di Treviso, Teatro Rossini di Pesaro, Teatro Mancinelli di Orvieto, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Teatro Teresa Carreno (Caracas), Alex Theater (Glendale), Zipper Hall (Colburn School), and Luckman Theater (CSULA). He has performed as a soloist, a chamber musician, a ballet pianist and an opera repetiteur in several venues, theaters and auditoriums in Venezuela, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United States. He is pianist at Pasadena Dance Theater, West Covina United Methodist Church, Windsong Southland Chorale, and he is also a Music Minister at Grace Lutheran Church in Covina.