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Short Biography

Felipe Dominguez (b. 1983) is a Chilean/American organist, harpsichordist and musicologist. A graduate of Brigham Young University (B.M. 2010, M.M. 2012), he studied organ and harpsichord with Douglas Bush and Don Cook. He has pursued further postgraduate organ instruction in Europe with Edoardo Belotti, Hans Davidsson, Francesco Cera and Harald Vogel. Mr. Dominguez has performed as a soloist and in ensembles in Chile, Argentina, the United States and Italy. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Musicology at Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC. He currently services as the Organist and Music Director at First Presbyterian Church of Annandale (Washington, DC Metropolitan Area).

Long Biography

Felipe Dominguez (b. 1983) is a Chilean/American organist, harpsichordist and musicologist, born and raised in Talcahuano, Chile. In 2010, he received a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Organ Performance with a minor in Political Science from Brigham Young University. Later, in 2012, he earned a Master’s of Music (M.M.) in Organ Performance from the same institution.He has pursued further postgraduate organ and harpsichord instruction in Europe with Edoardo Belotti, Hans Davidsson, Harald Vogel and Francesco Cera. In 2014, he obtained the degree of Master’s in Legislative Affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Musicology (with a minor in Library Science) at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

At Brigham Young University, Mr. Dominguez studied organ and harpsichord with Dr. Douglas Bush and organ with Dr. Don Cook. He also studied harmony and 20th Century music with Dr. Christian Asplund, and conducting with Don Peterson. While at Brigham Young University, he had the opportunity to perform often at University devotionals as well as LDS Church firesides that were broadcasted live worldwide. He was also the harpsichordist and organist of the University Chamber Orchestra between 2010 and 2011.

Mr. Dominguez has served as a church musician for many denominations – playing the organ/piano and conducting choirs and ensembles – since the year 2000. He currently serves as Organist and Music Director (organist from 2011 through 2017) at First Presbyterian Church of Annandale, Virginia. He has performed as a soloist and in ensembles in Chile, Argentina, Belgium, Italy, and United States.

Mr. Dominguez’ areas of musical interest are renaissance and baroque keyboard instruments and technique, performance practice in general, historical and modern organ building, music theory, 20th Century repertory and techniques, and Latin American music. His interests in political science center in political philosophy, constitutional law, comparative politics and history of political movements.

Additionally, since 2011 he has had a successful career in business as a Contracting Officer for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in Washington, DC.

Mr. Dominguez lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Brandi and four children.