Juan Carlos Lomónaco

Juan Carlos Lomónaco, Music Director of the Carlos Chavez Symphony Orchestra, graduated from The Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied conducting with Otto Werner Muller. He has also studied conducting with Charles Bruck at The Pierre Monteux School, as well as Enrique Diemecke and Marc David.

Since the age of 17 he has formed and conducted various music ensembles and at the age of 23 he made his debut with The National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, where he remained as Assistant Conductor for two years. Lomonaco was Assistan Conductor at the Domaine Forget Academy of Music in 1994 nad Music Director of the National Conservatory Symphony and the Ollin Yoliztli Symphony.

As guest conductor he has performed with the Orchestra Filarmonia Veneta in Italy, Salt Lake Symphony, Utah, the Sherbrooke Symphony Orchestra in Canada, Longy Symphony Orchetsra in Boston, Simon Bolivar Symphony in Venezuela, Lima Philharmonic in Peru and extensively in his country: the Mexico City Philharmonic, UNAM Philharmonic, Queretaro Philharmonic and Chamber, Guanajuato Symphony, Xalapa Symphony, Aguascalientes Symphony, among others.

Lomónaco is founder and Music Conductor of The Mexico Philadelphia Ensemle, which performed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Corcoran Gallery in Washington.

Lomónaco has recorded with the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, the Carlos Chavez Symphony, the Curtis Ensemble and chamber music.

Juan Carlos Lomónaco gained The Presser Music Award in order to lead a tour to Mexico with the Curtis Ensemble and record a music CD. Besides he received many distinguishing scholarships from the National Council of Culture and Arts.