Dr. Barry Coutinho Benefit Concert

Thu. Nov 30, 2017 at 7:00pm EST
All Ages
$5.00 - $20.00
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Join Shoulder to Shoulder Pittsburgh/San Jose for a night of world-class Piano music with Van Cliburn award winner Dr. Barry Coutinho, followed by a dessert reception.


About Dr. Coutinho 

Dr. Barry Coutinho comes from a musical family. He was deeply inspired by his father who was a family physician and concert pianist. As a teenager he appeared in the final rounds of the UK BBC Young Musician of the Year national piano competition and won many prizes and awards at the Guildhall School of Music in London. Later, he achieved Honors in the Royal College of Music Piano Performing.

As a highlight in his Musical career, Dr. Coutinho was a double prize winner in the 2011 and 2013 Van Cliburn international piano competition for outstanding amateurs where he won best performance of a post-romantic piece. In the Washington DC international Piano Artists Competition he was awarded the Washington Post Press Jury Award.

Dr. Coutinho is a full time family physician and teaching faculty at the UPMC Shadyside Family Medicine residency program as well as Vice Chief of the Family Medicine department. In his spare time he likes to give piano concerts for medical charities and spend time with his family.

Dr Coutinho will perform 4 pieces:

  • Chopin Ballade number 1 in G minor

  • Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante

  • Chopin Prelude number 4 in E minor

  • Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1


About Shoulder to Shoulder Pittsburgh-San Jose 

It is our mission at Shoulder to Shoulder Pittsburgh-San Jose, Inc. to:

  • Improve health outcomes in San Jose del Negrito, Honduras and the surrounding rural communities by empowering these communities to provide sustainable comprehensive primary health care (medical, dental, behavioral health, preventive health, nutritional services and educational programs)

  • Provide opportunities for training for US-based health professionals in the area of international health care and international health program development

  • Sponsor, develop, and promote services and programs, which are charitable, scientific or educational and which address the physical and/or mental needs of the members of the communities served by Shoulder to Shoulder Pittsburgh-San Jose. 


Proceeds benefit Shoulder to Shoulder Pittsburgh/San Jose's operating fund.

photo credit: Van Cliburn Foundation

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Pittsburgh Mennonite Church 2018 S Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218