Benjamin Serur

Benjamin is a fourteen-year-old Venezuelan cellist, trained in the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela. He began his musical studies at age 7. Since then he has belonged to several local orchestras and participated in numerous concerts and recitals.  In 2016, he began his studies at the Simon Bolivar Music Conservatory in Caracas, where his mentors were the Maestros Francy Vasquez and Juan J Romero. In 2017, he is part of the Chacao Youth Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of maestro Ulyses Ascanio, as second cello. In April of 2018, he emigrated to the USA and is part of the orchestra of Mayde Creek High School and the Houston Youth Symphony Philharmonia Orchestra. He loves music and wants to be a professional musician.