Originally from Venezuela, Luis Eduardo C has accomplished many of his goals as violinist. Laureated at 9 years old he won his first competition at Maurice Hasson National Competition and getting inspired by his father who was his first violin teacher and mentor, Luis decided to keep his roots performing Venezuelan folk music, achieving first prize several times at national competitions of this music genre as well.
After years at Mozarteum Music School under the teachings of Virginie Robilliard in Caracas and UNEARTE he decided to move to Philadelphia, city in which met and incredible teacher at Temple University Dr. Schmieder. Temple University Concerto competition was another accomplished goal during his Artist Diploma being at Schmieder’s studio besides Grand Prix and First Place at The Young Virtuosos of Tomorrow, Buenos Aires International Competition and Sphinx Competition as semifinalist.
As orchestra musician Luis served as part of Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Symphony in C, Curtis Symphony Orchestra, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio now CMI Symphony Orchestra, this last one working together with Ballet of San Antonio and Opera of San Antonio among others. Teaching is a topic that brings joy as musician, teaching strings, conducting, and preparing orchestras of all ages its being part of the day a day since his beginnings at “El Sistema” back in Venezuela then continuing in United States at ArCoNet and CMI (Classical Music Institute educational programs