Galo Arboleda: Violin

Bachelor of Music, Kent State University

Galo Arboleda is a native from Quito, Ecuador, started studying violin in the National Conservatory of Music in Quito. He has performed with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel.

He also has performed the double concerto of Bach with the violin Soloist Shlomo Mintz.

He earned a Bachelors Degree from Kent State, where he studied with Cathy Meng Robinson member and founder of the Miami String Quartet and Amy Lee Associate Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra. He has been invited to play as a substitute concertmaster of the Lakeland Civic Orchestra, performed the Tchaikovsky violin concerto with the Stow Symphony. In 2015 he won the second place in the concerto competition from Kent State University.

Galo has took violin pedagogy with Cathy Meng Robinson. In his career as a teacher he has dictated masterclasses and violin lessons to students of different ages and levels bringing of them the best of their potential as students.His philosophy  is to bring out the best in the student by developing accountability, discipline, organization, and enjoyment. He is going to study composition with Dr. Frank Wiley as he is earning his masters degree in violin performance from Kent State University with Cathy Meng Robinson and Amy Lee.