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Leonell Mendez

Experience

Leonell Mendez
Clarinet B flat Teacher

Education

  • Master of Music in Clarinet Padova, Italy. 1985 “Cesare Pollini” Music Conservatory
  • Course of Professional Perfectioning Riva del Garda, Italy. 1985 Professor: Karl Leister
  • Bachelor of Music. Major: Clarinet Trujillo, Venezuela. 1972 “Esteban Razquin” Music School

Orchestral Experience

  • Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra Maracaibo, Venezuela 2002-2012 First clarinet assistant, piccolo, saxophone
  • Trujillo Symphony Orchestra Trujillo, Venezuela 1990-2002 First clarinet (founding member)
  • Tachira Symphony Orchestra San Cristobal, Venezuela 1994 Guest clarinet
  • Aragua Symphony Orchestra Maracay, Venezuela 1993-1994 Guest clarinet
  • Lara Symphony Orchestra Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1993 Guest clarinet
  • Los Llanos Symphony Orchestra Guanare-Barinas, Venezuela 1992 Guest piccolo
  • “Laudelino Mejias” Concert Band Trujillo, Venezuela 1985-1992 First clarinet
  • La Arena di Verona Orchestra Verona, Italy 1983-1985 Guest clarinet
  • Treviso Symphony Orchestra Treviso, Italy 1983-1985 Guest clarinet
  • Bologna Symphony Orchestra Bologna, Italy 1983-1985 Guest clarinet
  • La Fenice Theater Orchestra Venecia, Italy 1982-1985 Guest clarinet, saxophone
  • “Cesare Pollini” Conservatory Orchestra Padova, Italy 1982-1985 First clarinet
  • “Cesare Pollini” Conservatory Band Padova, Italy 1982-1985 First clarinet (founding member)
  • Venezuela Youth Orchestra Caracas, Venezuela 1975-1976 First clarinet (founding member)
  • Venezuela Symphony Orchestra Caracas, Venezuela 1972-1977 Guest clarinet
  • “Laudelino Mejias” Concert Band Trujillo, Venezuela 1965-1982

Performances

Soloist Performances with Orchestra

  • Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra Maracaibo, Venezuela 2002-2012 Eduardo Rahn, Javid Sanchez, David Rahn Conducting
  • Trujillo Symphony Orchestra Trujillo, Venezuela 1990-2002 Gregory Carreno, Rodolfo Saglimbeni Conducting
  • Trujillo Chamber Orchestra Trujillo, Venezuela 1985-2002 Jorge Carrillo Conducting 1972-1982 “Laudelino Mejias”
  • Concert Band Trujillo, Venezuela 1985-2002 Luciano Maccaferri, Gregory Carreno, Jose Aranguren, Antonio Montilla Conducting 1965-1982
  • Trujillo Youth Orchestra Trujillo, Venezuela 1985-2002 Jorge Carrillo Conducting 1977-1982
  • Barquisimeto Chamber Orchestra Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1972-1976 Carlos Mendoza Conducting

Chamber Music Experience

  • Trujillo Chamber Orchestra Trujillo, Venezuela 1972-2002 First clarinet (founder member)
  • I Solisti Veneti Orchestra Padova, Italy 1983-1985 Guest clarinet
  • Padova Chamber Orchestra Padova, Italy 1983-1985 Guest clarinet
  • Contemporary Music Inter-Ensemble Padova, Italy 1983 Bass clarinet
  • Barquisimeto Chamber Orchestra Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1972-1976 Guest clarinet

Honors / Skills

Honors and Awards

  • Valera Music Mayor’s Prize 1986 “Cesare Pollini” Music Conservatory Merit Scholarship 1982

Special Skills

  • Venezuelan traditional music, Latin American and Caribbean popular music, jazz, Latin jazz, and bossa nova interpreter.
  • Guitar, cuatro, vihuela, bass performer

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