The purpose of this biography is not to cover the entire musical journey of virtuoso Pianist Adlan Cruz, but rather present to you a few essential details that will help you to develop a deeper appreciation for his excellent work as an artist.
He was born in Bayamon , Puerto Rico on November 28. 1968.
A small red toy piano, a gift from His mother Zoraida Cabrera and his father Leonardo Cruz was the perfect incentive this gifted three year old child needed to embrace the sweet instrument. With it, he was able to express an amazing range of emotions such as nostalgia, loneliness, joy and passion. In 1986 he graduated from the “Escuela Libre de Musica” and he went on to further his studies at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford in Connecticut . Former governor of Puerto Rico , Luis A Ferre recognized Adlan’s musical talent early in his career. By the grace of God and the dedicated philanthropic works of the former governor, Adlan received funding to continue his studies. In 2001 Adlan was able to sit next to his patron and play a four hand Piano arrangement of a beautiful Puerto Rican Danza for a Christmas Special televised nationwide. His desire to succeed in the arts led him to Europe where he continued to conquer different musical genres such as classical, popular and religious music. Throughout his journey Adlan continued to be admired not only for his excellence in music performance but also his integrity and personality.
Today, Dr. Cruz is a concert pianist, a philanthropist, he produces and promotes his concerts and above all, he is a worshiper of the Living Loving God who bestowed such precious talents to his care. His music has broken every barrier of space, culture and time. He’s had the privilege to perform before Singapur’s president S.R. Nathan who honored him for having offered a concert to benefit the Tsunami’s orphans. UNESCO, (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) invited him to Paris where he offered a concert to benefit orphans in the Republic of the Congo .
Adlan had the privilege to perform some of his masterpieces in the prestigious Chrystal Cathedral in Orange Grove , California and for the hearts of those who love and respect this talented musician, this moment was a historic celebration of the successful path he has traveled throughout the Nations.
His philanthropic work is deeply rooted in the lives of Brazilian children. In Brazil the tireless