Samuel Entenza

Work History
1986-1990 Pianist at the First Baptist Church, Santiago de Cuba.
1990- 1993 Pianist at the First Baptist Church “Calvary”, Havana, Cuba.
1993-1994 Pianist and worship leader at the First Hispanic Baptist Church in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
1998-2001 Music Teacher at Gladeview Christian School, Miami, FL
2002-2006 Music Teacher at Miami Gardens Elementary School, Miami, Fl.
2006- Present Music Teacher at Sunset Elementary School, Miami, Fl
1994-2013 Pianist and music assistant director at Coral Park First Baptist Church, Miami.
2013- present Piano Accompanist for Solo and Ensemble, New World Symphony Side by Side, Alhambra Concerto Competition.
2016- present Piano and Guitar teacher at Musicall Summer Camp.
2016 – present Piano and guitar teacher at Musicall.

Education:
1979-1986 Elementary School of Music, Guantanamo, Cuba.
1986-1990 National School of Music (ENA), Havana, Cuba (Instrumentalist, Piano Teacher)
1990-1993 Higher Institute of the Arts (ISA), Havana, Cuba
1993-1994 Newark Community School of Arts, Newark, New Jersey
1997-2001 Florida International University (bachelor’s in arts and Sciences in Music Education) Magna Cum Laude.

Performance Experience:
1986-1989 Official pianist at the Annual Eastern Baptist Convention Assembly.
1987-1988 Pianist at the National Congress of Christian Music in Havana, Cuba.
1988 Participant in Amadeo Roldan Regional Piano Music Festival in Santiago de Cuba.
1988 Participant in Amadeo Roldan National Piano Music Festival
in Santiago de Cuba.
1990 Participant in the Havana National Music Festival.
1994 Pianist at Luis Palau Evangelistic Crusade in Miami, Fl.
1997 Pianist at Babbie Mason concert at the Miami Dade County Auditorium in Miami.
1998 FIU Concerto Competition Finalist.
1999 FIU Concerto Competition Finalist.
1994-Present Participant at the Annual Miami Baptist Association Music Festival.
2005-2006 Guest pianist at the annual dinner reception at the Japan Consulate in Miami, Fl
1994-2013 Coral Park Baptist Church Annual Musicals (Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Cantata).

Special Recognition:
1997 Dean’s List, Florida International University, Spring.
1997, Dean’s List, Florida International University, Fall.
1998, Dean’s List, Florida International University, Spring.