Described as a worthy talented musician by El Diario La prensa Armando has performed in chamber Ensembles,Orchestras,and as soloist througout the tri-state area and abroad. He has been principal for the Operafestival di Roma Orchestra in Italy where the orchestra recorded for RAI television Mozart piano concerti and Mozart Kegelstatt's Trio K.498. A graduate of Laguardia High School of Music and Art and the Performing Arts and the Mannes College of Music  where his teacher was Bonnie Isbey Sholl in NYC. He has played with Wagner Symphony, Ensemble Du Monde, Freelance Artist's Ensemble Orchestra , New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble, New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music,CLOC Opera Orchestra, Laguardia Symphony, Interschool Orchestra of NY, Orange County  Band. He was E-Flat Clarinetist with the Ridgewood Concert Band since 2006 where he can be heard playing E- flat clarinet on the Highlights from the 26th Season CD . He is a sub for the  New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble . Competetions and Festivals he has been are Tanglewood Festival, Hampden Sydney Festival, Bowdoin, Lincoln Center's Young Artist's Competition .He has performed Brahm's Trio op.114 at Merkin Hall. Masterclasses have been with Ronald Roseman, Richard Stolzman, Felix Galimir, Samuel Baron, Robert Routch, Alan Kay, Franco Ferranti, Ethan Sloane and David Gould . He is active in NY/ NJ as a clarinet sub which has given him opportunities to work with conductors and ensembles like Roger Wesby Wagner Symphony ,Brooklyn Symphony,Marlon Daniel of Ensemble Du Monde,Timothy Hutto New York Symphonic Artist's Ensemble,Sybille Werner,Jonathan Strasser Manhattan Precollege Philharmonic and Orquesta Sinfonica de Venezula, Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, Anthony Maglinoe, David Briskin National Ballet of Canada, Jonathan Strasser, Stefano Vignati Operafestival di Roma, David Randolph Santa Cecila Orchestra , Dino Anagnost Little Orchestra Society Loras Schissel Blossom Festival Band and recently Performed in a performance of Brahm's Requiem under the direction of Joseph Jones. Armando was recently invited on a six month tour of a Broadway revival show of My Fair Lady .He has performed at CSI arts Center in Nyc,West Side Presbyterian Church with the RCB concert series,Merkin Hall, Soho House in NYC ,Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully, and John Goldmark Hall and with the Attacca String Quartet. In addition he as worked with contemporary composers Adam Wilson and  Sean Branchfield at NYU. He studied with David Weber from the Juilliard School in NYC ,his major influences are David Weber , RalphMclane , Daniel Bonade,Harold Wright and Louis Cahuzac.
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Gounod: Ave Maria (after BWV 846)
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des animaux (Carnival of the Animals)
Massenet: Thaïs
Reichert: Fantasy melancolique
Kell: Three Pieces (from Handel's Flute Sonatas)
Mozart: Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano in E flat major, K 498 "Kegelstatt"
Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord no 3 in E major, BWV 1016
Bach: French Suite no 2 in C minor, BWV 813
Gounod: Ave Maria (after BWV 846)
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
Cahuzac: Arlequin
Beethoven: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
Chopin: Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 9
Beethoven: Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50
Beethoven: Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Cello no 4 in B flat major, Op. 11
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des animaux (Carnival of the Animals)

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