2015

Musical Ambassador and Assistant Conductor of the Houston Symphony

Debut with Houston Symphony leading the Lunada series

Debut with Houston Symphony as the Co-Host for the Musically Speaking series

 

2014

Debut with Thompson Street Opera Company

Official debut with Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra

Debut with Orquesta Sinfónica Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga

Debut with LAPME in Bloomington

 

2013

Named Music Director in New Voices Opera
Guest Conductor of New Voices Opera first production: Intoxication

Pedagogy Seminar for Orchestra Teachers in RED (Medellín)

Invited to participate in the Sinfónica de Colombia Young Artist Inciative

Named Music Director for the World Premiere production
of Ana y su Sombra, by Gabriela Ortiz in ROK

 

2012

Guest Conductor and director of residency of the FJC first International Tour to Brasil

 

2011

Named Assistant Conductor of the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia

Guest Conductor and principal faculty in the Educators National Workshop of the Education Ministery of Columbia

Marriage

 

2010

First Opera: La Finta Giardinera by W.A. Mozart

First Performance (complete) of L’histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky

 

2009

Accepted into the Doctoral program for Orchestra Conducting at Michigan State University

Launched the East Lansing Camerata (Latin American Symphony Orchestra) and the Rolling Brook Ensemble (New Music – Chamber Orchestra)

 

2008

Music Director in charge (sabbatical)  of the EMU Collegium Musicum

Performance and tour of the Guatemala City Cathedral Villancicos, all transcribed and re-orchestrated from the Cathedral archives

 

2007

Violist (substitute list) of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

 

2006

Accepted in the Music School at Eastern Michigan University for Master Studies in Viola.

Recipient of the Fundacion COLFUTURO scholarship to nurture promising talent in Colombia

Recipient of the Carolina Oramas scholarship granted by the ICFES Institute in Colombia

 

2005

Youngest faculty at the EAFIT Music Program

Founded the string quartet: Cuarteto Siakoro

 

2004

Founded and perforrmed with the Guitar and Viola duo a Diez Cuerdas

Guest artist in the production of The Dragon of Wantley in the Basel school of music in Switzerland

Faculty member of the Encuentro de Orquestas de la Universidad Javeriana yearly youth camp program

 

2003

Invited by the Government of Spain to participate in the Carolina Oramas academic exchange in Reina Sofia Conservatory in Madrid, Spain

 

2002

Graduated with honors in the very first class of EAFIT’s music program

Fellow in the exchange program of  El Sistema in Caracas, Valera, Merida, and Trujillo in Venezuela

 

1998

Accepted in the Music Program at EAFIT

 

1997

Completed a Music Highschool diploma with emphasis in Viola

Accepted by competition in the Sinfonica Juvenil Iberoamericana annual residency in Caracas, Venezuela

Winner of one of the twenty scholarships of the Concejo de Medellin for obtaining the top results in the ICFES standardized national test

 

1996

First solo recital (Viola)

 

1994

Succesfuly produced and performed a concert with an ensemble created with friends

 

1991

Viola became my main instrument

 

1988

Accepted in the Instituto Musical Diego Echavarría

 

1985

First music lessons. First on the piano and later on the violin.

 

1980

Born in the city of Medellin, Colombia