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Heyni Yanin Solera

Heyni Yanin Solera

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Praised for her “soulful bandoneón” (Washington Classical Review), Heyni Solera is a sought after bandoneonist in the Washington, D.C. area. In 2019, Solera launched her career on the international stage with her chamber music performances in Argentina and Australia. Past projects include playing in the orchestra of the highly praised IN Series production of Le Cabaret de Carmen at Source Theatre in Washington, D.C. and at Baltimore Theatre Project in Baltimore, Maryland. Heyni’s current and future projects include Today's Tango with Heyni, a mini-series that features today's contemporary tango musicians throughout the world, and a recording project with cello and bandoneon duo, Arco & Aire, to be presented live in an east coast tour. Other performances this include virtual concerts entitled Squeezebox Queens: A Banquet of Bellows, in collaboration with the organization Carpe Diem Arts, and Solos in Solitude. Also a music scholar, she completed her Master’s in Ethnomusicology at the University of Maryland. Her research explored the role of gesture theory in explaining how tango and bandoneon can be taught at the North American tango festivals and the contemporary tango scene.

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • D.C./Baltimore Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Pit Musician (Other)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Bandoneon

    My Instruments

    • Accordion
    • Other

    Software

    • Pro-Tools
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz