Daniel Arocha — Viola
Daniel Arocha began his musical studies in Caracas, Venezuela with the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel. Arocha has been a member of baroque orchestra Virtuosi de Caracas, Arcos Symphony Orchestra and The Houston’s Youth Symphony.
He has participated in several music festivals including The Great Mountains Music Festival, Taos School of Music, Texas Music Festival and Kneisel Hall.
He has participated in masterclasses with Gerard Cause, Hideko Kobayashi, Toby Appel, Heidi Castleman and Roberto Diaz. Previous teachers include Santiago Garmendia, Lawrence Wheeler, Wayne Brooks and Paul Neubauer.
Daniel received his Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School in 2011. He is a currently an active member of the ARO Quartet.