Cellist and Gambist Tulio Rondón performs throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and North and South America as a soloist and chamber musician. Known for his vivid depth and passionate performances, he started his professional life early as principal cellist of the Aragüa Symphony Orchestra in Venezuela. Tulio Rondón's performance career has taken him all over the world, sharing the stage with many internationally celebrated artists.
Born in Venezuela, Tulio Rondón began his cello studies through El Sistema, quickly moving up to the highest orchestra by age fifteen. He received his Bachelor of Music from the Simón Bolivar Conservatory, his Master of Music from Miami University (Oxford, OH), and completed a Doctoral Degree in performance at the University of Arizona. Pursuing his strong interest in historic performance practice, he continued his studies in The Netherlands, doing post-graduate studies on baroque cello and viola da gamba with Jaap ter Linden and Rainer Zipperling at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Tulio Rondón is in demand as a chamber musician and early music specialist. He is currently a faculty member of the International Music Festival of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy, and Cellistiko PR in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Rondón is the violoncello professor at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
Lakes Area Music Festival
715 Laurel Street
Brainerd MN 56401
Hours*: W, F 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. *call to confirm during off-season