B. Harold Perdomo
Banzer Harold Perdomo Parga, 16, a junior at Seven Lakes High School is the Principal Bassoonist in Wind Symphony, Full Orchestra, and prior member of Trinidad and Tobago National Youth Philharmonic. He commenced bassoon at the age of 11 along with experience in piano and oboe. Harold studies under the direction of John Mays, Desiree Overreen, Kenneth Listhrop, and Susan Steber. Currently, he takes lessons from Lynn Wang and Brett Van Gansbeke D.M. and performs weekly at St. Faustina. Throughout secondary school, he maintained 1st chair in region as well as enrolling in The Royal Association of Board of Music (ABRSM) passing with distinction. Also, he procured region 23 freshman band of 2016–2017 and later selected for region 23 symphony orchestra. Harold qualified for state solo and ensemble the past two years with a superior rating on his solos. Besides playing the bassoon, Harold excels in school and has gained athletic recognition, including the National Youth Milo Games in Trinidad and Tobago earning second place in the 100m sprint. Harold will continue to study bassoon performance and incorporate it into his future endeavors.