Bruno Campo Conductor, Guatemala
Despite his young age, the conductor Bruno Campo already with blazing energy managed to establish numerous orchestras and orchestral schools in both Europe and his homeland, Guatemala: “El Sistema de Orquestas de Guatemala”, “Guatemala City Youth Orchestra”, “Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra “,”Superar Orchestra Vienna” and “Music for Peace Orchestra, Istanbul “.
His ideas and initiatives are founded on Gustavo Dudamels world famous music school, “El Sistema” for Latin American street children, a music school form that Bruno Campo himself owes his early musical development as oboist and conductor. He made his debut as a conductor already at the age of 14 in front of the “National Youth Orchestra of Guatemala”. His mentor was José Antonio Abreu, who invited him to be part of the “National Children’s Orchestra of Venezuela”, now better known as “Simon Bolívar Youth Orchestra”.
During a European tour in 1998, he was a member of this orchestra named “UNESCO Artist for Peace”. He has received President Rafael Álvarez Ovalles price for its valuable contribution, luminous career and great commitment to the development of music in Guatemala, which also gave him the title “Peace Ambassador” for Guatemala.
He has conducted orchestras with several of the world’s great soloists in Argentina, Venezuela, USA, Denmark, Austria, Turkey and visited the famous halls such as the “Konzerthaus” in Vienna. He has also undertaken several social projects and been a speaker at major international music conferences.
He is continuously studying oboe and conducting in Austria and Italy. Bruno Campo has received training from conductors such as Frank Shipway, Luis Gorelik, Eduardo Mart wrong, Isaac Karabachebsky, Ovidio Balam, Igor Sarimentos and Jorma Panula.