About Me

Semi-finalist of the 2011 Sphinx Competition, Semi-finalist of the 2011 Sphinx Competition, Sheena Gutierrez, is one of Miami’s promising young talents. Critics and mentors have acclaimed Sheena for her “striking musicianship”, “lovely tone”, “love for music”, and her “sensitive interpretation of classical masterpieces.”
In 2005, Sheena debut as a soloist with the Coral Gables Young Musician’s Orchestra. She also performed in the annual Superintendent’s Honors Music Festival for six consecutive years. These early successes paved the way to her performances in halls such as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, New World Center, Adrienne Arsht Center, Harris Theater, Studzinski Hall, Benedict Music Tent, KKL Luzern Concert Hall (Switzerland), and König Albert Theater (Germany), among others. < br/> Sheena regularly travels to festivals such as the Aspen Music Festival, Lucerne Academy Festival (Switzerland), Moritzburg Festival Academy (Germany), Bowdoin International Music Festival (Maine), and the European Union Orchestra (Austria), among others. Other honors include a distinguished finalist in the 2008 Walenstein Competition, and an honorable mention in the 2011 Alexander and Buono International Competition. < br/> As an avid contemporary musician, Sheena has participated in the Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, the Boston Conservatory New Music Festival, and the Boston New Music Initiative. She was also hand selected for 3 seasons, as one of the 130 highly gifted young musicians internationally, to travel to Lucerne, Switzerland and Paris, France to participate in the Lucerne Academy Festival founded by Pierre Boulez. < br/> Sheena also has a strong passion for string pedagogy. She recently just recorded a CD for The ABCs of Violin for the More Advanced, Book 4 with Janice Tucker Rhoda, author of the popular instruction series, the ABCs of Strings and Complete Technique, published by Carl Fischer Music. < br/> Along with Stepan Rudenko, pianist and husband, she has formed the Sotto Amore Duo in 2011 to inspire people with their love and passion for music. They are actively performing recitals around South Florida. < br/> She joined the Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra-compromised of Top Laureates of the Sphinx Competition- in 2011. This Fall, she will join them once again for their tour -celebrating Sphinx Organization’s 20th anniversary. < br/> Sheena was introduced to the violin at the age of 12 with Mariana Carreras, violinist from Havana, Cuba. She later studied with Thomas Moore, world-renowned Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at the New World School of the Arts and Professor Emeritus of the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. She completed her undergraduate degree at the Boston Conservatory of Music studying with Rictor Noren. She is currently a Henry Mancini Fellow student at the University of Miami pursuing her Master’s degree with Scott Flavin. Sheena plays on a “Kemp” Guarnerius del Gesu violin Opus 809, made by Douglas Cox, violin maker in Brattleboro, Vermont through a Sphinx Music Organization loan.

Contact Details

Sheena Gutierrez
Miami, FL 33137 US
(305) 510-0369
sheena.violin@gmail.com

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Tour Schedule

Symphonic Ellington

Presented by Frost School's Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

UM Gusman Concert Hall, FL September 9th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Scott Flavin, director Duke Ellington called his music not jazz, but “American Music,” and praised musical artists who impressed him as “beyond category.” Whether writing for the dance club or the concert hall, Ellington himself transcended these categories. You’ll hear the sublime results as the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra revisits three of Ellington’s orchestral jewels, Three Black Kings, Harlem, and The River.

Gems from the 20th Century

Presented by FROST Symphony Orchestra

UM Gusman Concert Hall, FL September 18th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Cristian Macelaru, guest conductor Thomas Sleeper, conductor Distinguished alumnus and internationally acclaimed guest conductor Cristian Macelaru leads the Frost Symphony Orchestra in Bernstein's Overture to Candide. Thomas Sleeper conducts Bartók's Miraculous Mandarin Suite and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.

Concerti per Venti MIAMI

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

New World Center, Miami Beach September 28th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles. The Concerti per Venti program will also feature Delights and Dances by Michael Abels, a three-movement work for string quartet and string orchestra (commissioned by Sphinx in 2012), Concerto Grosso by Vaughan Williams and Beethoven’s timeless Grosse Fugue.

Concerti per Venti DETROIT

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Detroit Institute of Arts, MI September 29th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti CLEVELAND

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Cleveland Institute of Music, Mixon Hall, OH September 30th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti WILMINGTON

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

University of North Carolina, Kenan Auditorium, NC October 3rd, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti CHARLOTTE

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Mint Museum Uptown, NC October 4rd, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti NYC

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, NYC October 13th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti WASHINGTON DC

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

John F. Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater, DC October 15th, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti HOLLAND

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Hope College, Jack H. Miller Center, MI October 20th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti ST. PAUL

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Ordway Center, Concert Hall, MN October 22nd, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti CHICAGO

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Harold Washington Cultural Center, IL October 24th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti MILWAUKEE

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

Sharon L. Wilson Center, Harris Theatre, WI October 27th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Concerti per Venti ANN ARBOR

Presented by Sphinx Virtuosi

University of Michigan, Rackham Auditorium, MI October 29th, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

From baroque to modern day, the program has something for every listener, showcasing tremendous variety in languages and styles.

Past, Present, Future

Presented by FROST Symphony Orchestra

UM Gusman Concert Hall, FL December 2nd, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Asiya Korepanova, piano Thomas Sleeper, conductor The Frost Symphony Orchestra performs Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Asiya Korepanova, soloist. The piece was premiered in Budapest in 1881 with the composer at the piano; Thomas Sleeper conducted its historic premiere in China in 1992. The program concludes with Sleeper's Symphony No. 1.

Salute to Vienna MIAMI

New Year's Concert

Adrienne Arsht Center December 30th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate the ageless beauty of Viennese music with Coral Springs' 17th annual New Year's Concert. Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from operettas are performed by hand-picked European singers and full orchestra. Beautifully costumed dancers present romantic vignettes. You’ll fall for the Blue Danube Waltz all over again. 

Salute to Vienna WEST PALM BEACH

New Year's Concert

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts December 31st, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate the ageless beauty of Viennese music with Coral Springs' 17th annual New Year's Concert. Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from operettas are performed by hand-picked European singers and full orchestra. Beautifully costumed dancers present romantic vignettes. You’ll fall for the Blue Danube Waltz all over again. 

Salute to Vienna CORAL SPRINGS

New Year's Concert

Coral Springs Center for the Arts January 1st, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate the ageless beauty of Viennese music with Coral Springs' 17th annual New Year's Concert. Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from operettas are performed by hand-picked European singers and full orchestra. Beautifully costumed dancers present romantic vignettes. You’ll fall for the Blue Danube Waltz all over again. 

Salute to Vienna FORT MYERS

New Year's Concert

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW January 2nd, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Celebrate the ageless beauty of Viennese music with Coral Springs' 17th annual New Year's Concert. Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from operettas are performed by hand-picked European singers and full orchestra. Beautifully costumed dancers present romantic vignettes. You’ll fall for the Blue Danube Waltz all over again. 

Competition and Winners Concert

Presented by FROST Symphony Orchestra

UM Gusman Concert Hall, FL January 27th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Thomas Sleeper, director Come and be part of a FROST annual tradition. Listen to the FROST Symphony Orchestra, featuring the top performance students in the school, playing music by the finalists of the FROST concerto competition and the world-premiere of the winning composition.

Orchestra Showcase

Presented by Frost School's Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra

UM Gusman Concert Hall, FL February 9th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Scott Flavin, conductor The FROST School’s Henry Mancini Institute presents a true talent showcase featuring students from across the entire FROST School with surprise special guests.

Beethoven and Tchaikovsky

Presented by FROST Symphony Orchestra

UM Gusman Concert Hall, FL March 3rd, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Alexander Magalong, associate conductor Frost Symphony Orchestra, conducted by associate conductor Alexander Magalong, presents classical works from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.

Frost School of Music Grad Recital

Coral Gables, FL March 27th, 2018 @ 8PM

Sheena Gutierrez will be performing with her violin piano duo group 'Sotto Amore Duo' an all Brahms program at the University of Miami Frost School of Music Clarke Recital Hall.
Saturday, March 27th at 8 PM
FREE Admission

First Presbyterian Church of Miami

Miami, FL 2018 at 8pm

Sotto Amore Duo will be perfroming an all Brahms program in the heart of Brickell. This program is full of passion, excitement and Latin flavor. Enjoy a night out with a performance that will leave you breathless.
2018 at 8PM
FREE Admission (Suggested Donation $20) FREE Parking at the Church provided

Corpus Christi Catholic Church

Miami, FL TBA

Hear Sotto Amore Duo perfroming Vivaldi Seasons with Harpsicord in contrast to Piazzolla Seasons Trio at this breath taking venue.

FREE Parking at the Church provided

Studio

Private Violin Studio

All Ages and All Levels Miami, Florida

With over five years experience and a Conservatory degree, I enjoy teaching students of all ages and levels. Every lesson is custom fit to the needs of the individual student, whether the students wants to learn just for fun, or to be at a competitive level.

Lessons will vary based on level of the student.

Rate: $60/hour

Studio located in Miami, FL

Testimonials

  • Striking musicianship

  • Sensitive interpretation of classical masterpieces

  • Love for music

Get In Touch.

To contact me for performances, gigs, violin lessons, or any other comments and questions, please send email to sheena.violin@gmail.com.