Rolando made his debut in 2007 at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico when he was eight. In 2012 and 2014 he was invited to participate in a concert for talented young artists sponsored by the Musical Foundation of Ponce and the Jean O. Petty Foundation. In 2013 he was invited by maestro Luis “Perico” Ortiz to participate in the production Tiempo de Amar and recorded a “Amor Eterno” by Luciano Quiñones. He appeared with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in Puerto Rico Symphony Hall during the years 2013 and 2014, performing piano concertos I and II by Mendelssohn. In December 2014, he was part of the concert “Oda a Beethoven”, playing Beethoven’s first concerto with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra. In 2016 Rolando recorded his debut album, Piano Latino, a collection of Hispanic composers who have been influential in Latin American popular music. His first recital at The Juilliard School took place on the FOCUS! Festival in 2017. In May 2017 the National Puerto Rican Parade honored him with the title of Rising Star during that year’s celebration, and awarded him with the NPRD Scholarship. Rolando is a junior year student of Matti Raekallio at The Juilliard School.