Associate Professor of Music-Viola
Jesus Alfonzo is Associate Professor of Viola, Chamber Music, String Method and Music History at Stetson University. He is also member of the Bach Festival Orchestra in Winter Park, Florida. In addition, Dr. Alfonzo conducts the Viola Consort and leads the Viola Clinic at Stetson University. He has been a member of the Rios Reyna String Quartet since 1987.
Dr. Alfonzo is Venezuelan. He is a founding member of the EL SISTEMA (National System of Children and Youth Orchestras of Venezuela) in which he had the opportunity to develop both his teaching and playing skills. He was Principal Viola of Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra for sixteen years. He has made appearances as a soloist in the United States, South America, and Europe
Since 1998, Dr. Alfonzo has been giving an annual series of Master Classes at EL SISTEMA in Venezuela.
- Michigan State University: Master in Music 1999, Doctor of Musical Arts, 2001
- The Juilliard School: Diploma 1982, Post-Graduate DipLoma 1983
- 2008 First Catlogue of Latin American Viola Music
- Music History I
- Music History II
- Music Non-Majors-Viola
- Music Majors-Viola
- Music Majors/Sec.-Viola
- Chamber Ensembles
- Strg Orch Excerpts-Violin
- Junior Recital-Viola
- Senior Recital-Viola