Mauricio Betanzo

Mauricio Betanzo has appeared widely throughout the greater Washington area as a member of the orchestra, chamber music performer, and as a solo artist including performances at the Kennedy Center, Organization of American States, Chilean Embassy, Maryland Symphony Orchestra Recital Series, and as soloist with the Catholic University of America Orchestra.  He has performed extensively with the chamber music group String Poets, and played with the rock cello group Primitivity during its residency at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Mr. Betanzo received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Catholic University of Chile where he studied with Roberto Gonzalez, and his master's degree in cello performance with Robert Newkirk at the Catholic University of America. Mr. Betanzo spent two years in a performance residency program at Carnegie Mellon University where he studied with David Premo.