Modern Cello performance, Academia Latinoamericana de Violoncellos
Baroque Cello performance, Academia Latinoamericana de Musica Antigua
Conservatorio de Musica Simon Bolivar
Background & Experience
Juan Horie is a Venezuelan/American Cellist trained in Venezuela's acclaimed SISTEMA, studying modern cello in the Academia Latinoamericana de Violoncello with Maestros Leandro Bandres and William Molina Cestari, and Baroque Cello in the Academia Latinoamericana de Musica Antigua under the guidance of Manuel Hernandez. While Juan was studying at IUDEM and Simon Bolivar Conservatory, he was a member of the Teresa Carreño Youth Symphony Orchestra which later became Teresa Carreno Symphony Orchestra, and Simón Bolívar Baroque Orchestra. His orchestral experience in El SISTEMA included several international tours, playing in some of the most renowned music halls in Europe and Asia. In 2017 Juan is forced to emigrate from Venezuela to escape from the political/economical/social situation and moves to the United States. He now resides in Chicago and works for Ravinia Festival's Reach/Teach/Play SISTEMA Ravinia program as the Associate String Conductor in the Lake County Nucleo of Sistema Ravinia. Juan can be seen performing with his cello in a diverse range of stages and groups around the Chicagoland Area: Looking Glass Theatre, Teatro Vista, Ensemble Dal Niente, Music of the Americas, Quijote Duo, Unsupervised.