About Oscar Carrescia

Born in Argentina, Mr. Carrescia first started playing the violin at the early age of nine. He was under the instruction of Jose Pilleri, Sebastian Cambon, and Rodolfo Zubrinsky. He learned composition and conducting from Teodoro Fuchs.

While in Argentina, he became Concert Master of the Youth Symphony Orchestra for the National Radio Station, a distinguished orchestra conducted by Teodoro Fuchs. Fuchs had replaced the previous conductor, Luis Gianneo, soon after Oscar joined the group. Oscar also joined the National Symphony Orchestra under Juan Jose Castro as the conductor.

In the late 1960's, Oscar moved to the United States. He played in various shows with Tony Bennett, Paul Anka, and many more. In May of 1986, he founded the Las Vegas Youth Camerata Orchestra. Today, he continues to devote himself to music by conducting numerous community concerts on a yearly basis.

Published Work

Oscar is also the author of Music In Our Souls, written to celebrate his orchestra's 10th anniversary. Click HERE to read more about Oscar's published work.

Oscar Carrescia

Oscar Carrescia and Bob Miller

Oscar Carrescia (Right) and Governor Bob Miller, receiving the 1997 Governor's Arts Award.