Andrés Bravo - Dallas Music Academy

Andrés Bravo

Instructor (English/Español)

Andres Bravo originally from La Paz Bolivia has established his performance and teaching career in Dallas Texas. As a performer, Andres has performed as a soloist with Bolivian orchestras and in the US and played alongside members of the Escher quartet, Viano Quartet, Julius quartet, Nicola Benedetti, Aaron Boyd, Philip quint, Jaime Laredo, and Paul Nebauer. Andres has been appointed Concertmaster and principal second in orchestras at Interlochen, Eastern Music Festival, Texas Music Festival, Round top Festival Hill, and Bolivia Clasica, SHSU Symphony Orchestra, and Meadows Symphony orchestra.

Born in La Paz, Bolivia, Andres started learning the violin at the age of nine years old with his mother Elizabeth Canedo de Bravo. Shortly after, he entered the National conservatory in Bolivia at the age of 11, and he studied violin with Maestro Ramiro Jimenez. At the age of fourteen, Andres was the youngest guest to enter the National Symphony of Bolivia, and played there until 2012. Andres received his Bachelor in Music Performance from Sam Houston State University, and a Performance Diploma and Masters of Music in Violin performance from Southern Methodist University where he studied with Emanuel Borok, Aaron Boyd, and Alexander Sitkovetsky.

As a teacher , he has been a private violin and viola teacher , and conducted Region and All state clinics in several schools in Houston and Dallas including Ranch View High School, D.F Long Middle School , Hebron High School, Barbara Bush Middle School, Doerre Middle School, and Rockwall school of Music , he has also worked as an assistant of Huntsville Youth orchestra and Bolivia Clasica Youth orchestra.