Puerto-Rican born baritone, violinist, and violist José Pietri-Coimbre has appeared as a soloist and ensemble performer in all instruments. He has presented solo art song recitals in the United States and Europe and has appeared as soloist with the S.E.M. Ensemble, Early Music New York, Music at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian, and Master Voices with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, among others. In addition to opera credits, he was a member of the Puerto Rico Opera Chorus and was a frequent oratorio soloist in the Island. Mr. Pietri-Coimbre also sings regularly with Musica Sacra and Bard Festival Singers, among others. He also keeps a busy schedule as a freelance violinist and violist in the New York Metro area, and additionally as a passionate educator and visual artist.