Cello Teaching Artist
Circe Diaz-Gamero, VYMA Outreach Cello Teaching Artist
Venezuelan cellist graduate from El Sistema, Winner of the Federico Villena Competition was also First Prize winner of the Duo Parisot Cello Festival in 2000, and the Guama Music Festival, Venezuela, 1999. She has participated in the Hot Springs Music Festival, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival and the Aspen Music Festival in the United States, and has performed on international tours with the Aragua Symphony, The Nuevo Mundo string quartet and the World Orchestra to Europe, South America, China and Japan. She has also performed with Maracaibo, Miami and San Bernardino Symphony Orchestras among others and has been a soloist with the Aragua Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Diaz has studied with David Cole at the NWSA and graduated with Honors from the NWSA/University of Florida. In 2007 she received her Master degree in Music Performance at the University of Florida. Currently she is a Teaching Artist for Los Angeles Philharmonic, Harmony Project and VYMA Music Project at Longfellow Elementary School.