"Striking music-great originality"
- Classical Guitar Magazine
Argentine born/Brooklyn (Park Slope) based concert guitarist & composer Carlos Pavan arrived to New York in 2000 to pursue musical studies under Jesse Henserkiefken (conducting) , Jorge Morel (classical guitar/composition) , Dave Smey ( Brooklyn Conservatory) and Pablo Ziegler (Astor Piazzolla's piano player, composition/orchestration/arranging) . Since then, he's performed at well-renowned venues such as Lincoln Center, New York City Center, Tango USA (Canada) , New England Conservatory Jordan Hall (Boston), Brooklyn Borough Hall, Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center, Philadelphia Museum, Connecticut Festival Guitars of the world , Tribute to Astor Piazzolla (New Jersey), Tango trio (Washington DC) , Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, Hudson River Museum, New England Guitar Society, Public Libraries all around USA and internationally in France, Ireland, Portugal and Japan. His second CD "Suite del Interior" (original compositions for guitar and string quartet) is a blend of argentine tango/folk dances, jazz harmonies and classical forms and recorded with special guest PUBLIQuartet .When not performing, he offers private guitar/composition lessons and is also an instructor at Noel Pointer Foundation. At the present he is the composer/guitarist/artistic director of the Park Slope Chamber Players with upcoming album of his originals works.