Diamante Orchestra performs live at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church-Special Music Series
Musicians Mary Beth Malek (clarinet), Paula Tuttle (cello), and Juan Jaramillo (violin) are joined by arranger Ralph Guzzi (trumpet), and rhythm players Kevin Clark, (piano), Brian Stahurski (bass), George Perilli (drums), and soprano Lilly Abreu for select performances. The Orchestra and Lilly together form a nimble ensemble that can play in any venue acoustically or amplified. In 2018 the ensemble performed at Fridays at the Frick for a free lawn concert in tandem with the art and movie presentations showcasing the great masters of France, and 2020 for The Show Must Go On Line in a livestream presentation that was taped on the grounds of the Frick Pittsburgh. Diamante Orchestra was featured at the 2019 Diamond Horseshoe Ball playing Latin American music, Classical selections and dance standards with a fifteen piece orchestra. Diamante plays a repertoire of Classical Crossover, Jazz, Latin and many styles.