CV

Victor V. Salvo, Composer – Pianist – Teacher

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Aspire Public Schools – Stockton, CA Classroom music (K-5), Elementary and Middle School Bands  2001-present
  • Bret Harte School – Sacramento, CA Artists in Schools/Neighborhood Arts Program Songwriting for Children 2001
  • David Lubin School – Sacramento, CA After School Arts Program – Choral, Instrumental 2001
  • Phillips Exeter Academy – Exeter, N.H. Jazz Piano (Grades 9-12)  1998-2000
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School – Nashua, N.H. Classroom music, choir (K-6) 1999-2000
  • Ethnikon Odeion – Nicosia, Cyprus Jazz and classical piano, flute, synthesizer, harmony, theory 1993-1998
  • American Academy – Nicosia, Cyprus Classroom music (K-6)  1993-1998
  • Academy of Fine Arts – Paphos, Cyprus Jazz and classical piano, flute  1989-1993
  • Berklee College of Music – Boston, MA Jazz piano and ensembles 1976-1979

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE- ACCOMPANIST

  • Aspire Public Schools – Choir 2008-present
  • San Francisco Baha’i Choir 2005-2007
  • Phillips Exeter Academy – Gospel/Concert choirs Musical Theater Productions 1998-2000
  • United Nations 50th Anniversary Concert – Nicosia,Cyprus  1996
  • Commonwealth Heads of State Conference - Nicosia, Cyprus     1993
  • Paphos Music Society Chorus – Greece, Cyprus 1990-1994
  • American Embassy – Nicosia, Cyprus 1993-1996
  • WBZ-TV Boston, MA 1973-1979

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE- SOLOIST

  • University of New Hampshire – Durham, N.H.                 1998
  • CyBC Television/Radio, Logos TV- Nicosia, Cyprus          1991-1994
  • Jazzhaus- Freiburg, Germany                                       1988
  • Chaos- Munich, Germany                                           1988
  • Crocker Art Museum – Sacramento                                   1984
  • Metropolitan Club – San Francisco                                 1983
  • Siverado Country Club – Napa, CA                                 1982
  • Eleanor McClatchy Performing Arts Center -Sacramento             1979-1985
  • Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Cambridge, MA      1976-1979
  • Bay Tower Club – Boston                                           1972-1979

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE- ENSEMBLES

  • Phillips Exeter Jazz Quartet – Exeter, N.H.                       1998-2000
  • Capital Jazz Duo – Nicosia, Cyprus at the Hilton                 1993-1998
  • Limassol Jazz Quartet – Limassol, Cyprus                          1985-1992
  • Butsa Nacek Jazz Trio – Sacramento                                1983-1985
  • Mel Nelson Jazz Trio – Sacramento                                 1980-1983
  • Community Festival of the Arts – Sacramento                     1984-1985
  • Harmony Arts Mobile Unit – Sacramento                           1984-1985
  • Arts Alive- KVIE-TV – Sacramento                                  1984

DIRECTING/ COMPOSING/ ARRANGING

  • Composer – Woodwind Quintet No. 1                              2010
  • Composer – Duet for Violin and Piano                               2010
  • Composer – Duet for Flute and Clarinet                             2009
  • Composer – Choral Pieces for San Francisco Baha’i Choir  2005-2006
  • Arranger/Composer – Musical productions at  Phillips Exeter Academy 1998-200
  • Composer of musical comedy “A Woman Got It Done”- Music Circus- Sacramento   1985
  • Music Director for Dan Truhitte Productions                     1982-1983
  • Music Director/ Composer/ Arranger for New England Theater Guild For Children – Boston     1976-1978
  • Music Director for “We Six” – original cast                    1975-1976

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Board of Directors – Composers and Schools in Concert     2012-present
  • Member – Performing Rights Society – London                 1995-present
  • Eurovision Judge for Cyprus                                    1996-1997
  • Berklee College of Music Alumni Representative               1981-1984

EDUCATION

  • Master’s Degree in Music Composition – California State University,Sacramento   2011
  • Bachelor of Music – Berklee College of Music    1974
  • Jazz piano studies with Ray Santisi, Harvey, Diamond, Charles Banacos           1970-1979
  • Classical piano studies with Emmanuel Zambelli, Madame M.S. Chaloff              1970-1979

Contact Vic for:

  • commissions
  • composer workshops for youth music programs
  • piano performance
  • career opportunities