Symphony Arlington presents Joaquín Melo
The concert will feature flutist, Joaquín Melo, performing Mozart’s Flute Concerto No.1 in G Major. Melo was born in Bogota (Colombia), where he began his flute studies. In 1989 he traveled to Vienna (Austria) where he studied Flute and Pedagogy at the University of Music in Vienna, graduating in 1994. He continued his postgraduate studies at the Academy of Music and Theater in Zürich (Switzerland) with the master Philippe Racine. He graduated in 2000 with a diploma awarded (Honorable Mention).
Melo has been a soloist with the Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, the Colombia Symphony Orchestra and the Yucatán Symphony Orchestra. He has also been invited to perform at the National University Festival of Transverse Flute in Mexico City and in the Festivals organized by the National Association of Flautists of Colombia held in the city of Bogotá. He has had extensive chamber music and orchestral music that has led him to appear in different concert halls in Colombia, Austria, Hungary, Germany Japan, Peru and Mexico.