Geronimo Mendoza (DMA(cand))
Oboist Geronimo Mendoza is currently a member of the Vancouver Island and Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestras and is frequently seen onstage with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Opera, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kamloops Symphony, and the Vancouver New Music ensemble, as well as other professional music ensembles in the Lower Mainland.
As a former member of the Mexico City Philharmonic, he has worked with renowned artists and conductors and has been on tours in Europe and Asia. He has attended international music festivals, working with the world-celebrated artists John Mack, Ray Still, Alex Klein, Louis Pellerin, Isaac Durate, Ingo Goritzki, Christoph Lindemann, Charles “Chip” Hamann, Emanuel Abbuhl, and the London Winds.
As an educator, he has accumulated over a decade of experience and has held positions as oboe teacher in Mexico City at the Escuela de Iniciacion a la Musica y la Danza and Assistant Professor of Oboe at the Escuela de Musica Vida y Movimient. He is an award recipient of the BC Arts Council and a three-time grant recipient of the Mexico Arts Council, as a professional solo-artist and chamber musician.