Daniel Herrera, born in Caracas, Venezuela, is a prominent violinist with more than 25 years of experience. His career includes the Simón Bolívar Superior Conservatory of Music and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, where he stood out as the first violin from January 2005 to 2018.
He studied at the National Experimental University of the Arts with a Bachelor's Degree in Music, specializing in the instrumental performance of the violin, Daniel trained as a musician and grew up in the National System of Orchestras of Venezuela, founded by Maestro José Antonio Abreu. This experience significantly influenced his artistic development and his commitment to music as a tool for social change.
Daniel has accumulated a rich orchestral experience, being the first violin in the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela from January 2005 to 2018. Under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel and international masters such as Simon Rattle and Claudio Abbado, he actively participated in workshops, rehearsals and concerts, as well as in recordings with Deutsche Grammophon. This collaboration gave him the opportunity to contribute to high-quality productions in CD, DVD and Blu-Ray formats, consolidating his position as a first-class musician on the orchestral stage.
This enriching experience has left an indelible mark on his career, complemented by his role as a violin and viola teacher in the Orchestra Program of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and his teaching work in the Sunstate Orchestral Program - El Sistema Tampa. Daniel's dedication to music and the training of new talents stands out in his long history.