Dario LaPoma
Shedd Presents 2011-12
Siri Vik: Where or When
Dario LaPoma
Pianist and keyboardist Dario LaPoma has performed throughout Latin America and the U.S., working with artists such as Bobby McFerrin, Christian McBride, Conrad Herwig and Terell Stafford. A graduate of Lawrence Conservatory of Music, Dario draws from his diverse performance experiences ranging from solo appearances with symphony orchestras, performances with salsa ensembles, funk/rock bands and progressive jazz quartets. He has performed live on Wisconsin Public Radio and KLCC in Eugene and is the winner of the Neale-Silva Young Artists Competition, two Downbeat Magazine Awards and the Lawrence University Concerto Competition. Venues of note include Chicago’s Double Door and Elbo Room, Juan N. Corpas University (Bogota), and Eugene’s Hult Center’s Silva Hall and Jaqua Concert Hall.
An active pedagogue, composer and English-Spanish translator, Dario Dario resides in Eugene and performs regularly. He began working with The Shedd Institute in 2011 with both the Emerald City Jazz Kings and Siri Vik’s Where Or When: The Life & Lyrics of Lorenz Hart.
2012
Mar 8-18JK 2011-12Here Come The Blondes
May 4-13JK 2011-12On The Road with Jimmy Van Heusen
May 18-20SP 2011-12Siri Vik: Where or WhenJaqua
Oct 11-19JK 2012-13The Very Thought Of You
Dec 6-13JK 2012-13Let it Snow
2013
Feb 7-15JK 2012-13Flying Home
Mar 6-17SP 2012-13Siri Vik: My Funny Valentine
2014
Apr 4-6SP 2013-14Siri MixJaqua
Nov 7-9SP 2014-15Am I Blue?Jaqua
Dario LaPoma appears in these Shedd Presents 11-12 events:
Friday May 18
7:30 pmSiri Vik: Where or When
Sunday May 20
2:00 pmSiri Vik: Where or When