Victor Colmenares, B.M. '14

Victor Colmenares, B.M. '14Victor Colmenares, violin, majored in Instrumental Performance at the University of Miami Frost School of Music where was a Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar and a member of the Stamps String Quintet, Class of 2014. He studied privately with Glenn Basham. He participated in coaching sessions with musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra and Frost artist-in-residence Mark O’Connor and performed in the Frost Symphony Orchestra and the Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra.

As a member of the Stamps Strings Quartet, Colmenares performed in the Texas Music Educators Clinic in San Antonio, the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar in New York City, and twice at the Orfeo Music Festival in Italy.  He also performed regularly in chamber music concerts throughout South Florida.

Victor Colmenares was born in Columbia and began playing the violin at age 6. He is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy. Upon graduation from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Victor Colmenares was offered a teaching assistant position by University of Oklahoma, where he is pursuing a Master’s of Music degree and is studying with Hal Grossman.