Cathedral Parish, Bridgeport, CT
Heitor holds a Master’s Degree in Organ Performance, with distinction, from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ with additional organ studies at the European Organ Academy in Leipzig, Germany. He has been Professor of Liturgy, Organist and Music Director of the Schola Cantorum at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, NY. Former Director of Music and Choirmaster at St. Gabriel’s in Stamford, CT where he directed an all-professional Schola Cantorum comprised of highly qualified singers with focus on Sacred Polyphony and Gregorian Chant repertoire.
As an organist, Heitor has given recitals at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and Saint Mary the Virgin in New York City, Michaeliskirche in Leipzig, Germany, and Winchester Cathedral, UK and Princeton University Chapel. He has sung with Westminster Symphonic Choir at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center under Pierre Boulez, Kurt Masur and Lorin Maazel. He is recipient of the Southern Peru full scholarship award (1997), winner of the Price Waterhouse International Competition in piano performance (1994) and winner of the Bela Bartok Piano Competition (1992).
Heitor resides in New York City with his wife, an executive design professional and his two children ages 10 and 8.
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