Company: Music for Peace
Location: Paris, France
A virtuoso since birth, Jorge Chamine’s veins are filled with blood that runs thick with music. With one his latest endeavors being the Music for Peace organization, Mr. Chamine is internationally-known, having performed at with symphonies and operas at Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony, London Symphony, Czech Philharmonic among other of the world’s grandest stages. In his current role, he continues to sing and teach music while working as a music ambassador in such places like the Middle East. In addition, he is the president and artistic director of the CIMA Festival in Tuscany, Italy, and pedagogical director of Ateliers “Sons Croises” in Paris, France. Mr. Chamine is the artistic director of the Bougival Festival in France as well.
Mr. Chamine began singing at the age of four and playing piano by five. At 12 years old, he seized a lead soprano role for a Portuguese opera. Several years later at 15, Mr. Chamine won the Prix National de la Jeunesse. His career has also been politically motivated, and since the age of 14, he has made decisions to fight for liberty. While he may have a law degree from the University of Coimbra, he finds his voice is his liberator for justice. He has studied with prominent musicians such as Lola Rodríguez de Aragon, Hans Hotter, Daniel Ferro and Teresa Berganza. In his more than three decades in the spotlight, he has refined his skills in opera, operetta, zarzuela, oratorio, new music and art-song repertory. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: 1) Executive 2) Priest 3) Owner, Artist
Company: 1) Royal Canadian Legion -Orangeville 2) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3) Elias Art Studios
Location: Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
Edward Joseph Elias is a professional with many talents, providing services in support of veterans, religious services, as well as running an art studio. His ability to manage his roles as an executive, a priest, a business owner and artist come from his love to follow his passions. As an executive for the Royal Canadian Legion –Orangeville, Mr. Elias organizes all events for veterans. As a priest, he is responsible for providing various services for the church and its members. As the owner of an art studio, Mr. Elias displays, donates and sells artwork.
Mr. Elias became ordained to the office of Elder in the Melchizedek Priesthood for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints by Michael Morton in 2015. In his position, he blesses the sacrament, manages the administration, provides education for family members, performs baptism and teaches a group within the church. Also known for his ability to resolve conflicts, his professionalism aides the veteran nonprofit organization, the Royal Canadian Legion, in Orangeville. Mr. Elias is a humanitarian and strongly believes honesty and trust are vital for people. As an artist and the owner of Elias Art Studio, he has found a way to bring amazing art into the lives of people in the Orangeville, Ontario area. Offering painting and art classes, commissioned and original fine art, the Elias Art Studio is dedicated to providing customers with beautiful and high quality work. As a testament to Mr. Elias’ philanthropic endeavors, the studio also donates artwork. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Malo Creatrice d’Art
Location: Otterburn Park, Quebec, Canada
A creative spirit with a passion for the arts, France Malo knew early in her life that she wanted to pursue a career based on her drawing talents. At 14 years old, she was selected to participate in European’s TV Art Camps in France, Spain and Switzerland. The multidisciplinary artistic direction in her career was initiated by all those experiences. Ms. Malo continues to excel in the arts industry and currently owns her own art studio that incorporates fine art, collectible Sgraffito ceramics series and sculptures, and contemporary paintings, and focuses on various subjects including sports figures, horses, landscapes and portraits.
Ms. Malo spends her days drawing inspiration from her surroundings and creating high-quality artwork. She enjoys seeing her visions come to life on the canvas and gets great satisfaction out of being involved in the learning process through the arts. For her exceptional and breathtaking work, Ms. Malo earned the award for Artist of the Year at Gala Academia XX1-2013, and the et Medaille D’or, as well as awards from The European Institute of Contemporary Arts, The European Academy, and Art Institute of Sciences in Paris. Ms. Malo will again participate in the next Gala Academia XX, where she will present an international piece for the Salon National des Beaux-Arts. Read the rest of this entry »