Meet the musicians

Beideth Carolina Briceño Chacon 

Beideth Briceño was born in Caracas, Venezuela. She started her musical studies at the age of 10 at the System of Orchestras in Venezuela EL SISTEMA and at the age of 14, she joined the Simon Bolivar Music Conservatory in Caracas Venezuela. When she was 14, she was admitted by The Caracas Youth Symphonic Orchestra and at the age of 16, by a process of auditions, she won the principal cello position, keeping that chair for 10 years.

She attended different summer courses and Master Classes in Venezuela among them, we can mention: The Latin American Academy of Violoncello, under the tutelage of national professors such as William Molina, Paul Dessen, Francy Vasquez, Valmore Nieves, Horacio Contreras, Cesar Noguera, Roy Garcia, and international professors as Francesco Strano, Viola Hofmaiter, Shorshic.

In 2009, she participated in the United States and Europe tours of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela under the leadership of Maestro Gustavo Dudamel. She graduated from the Simon Bolivar Music Conservatory in 2011 with Professor Francy Vasquez and during the same year she began to participate in Europe, Asia, and the United States tours of the Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, she began her studies with German Marcano in Mozarteum Caracas. Later, in 2014, she graduated from the Law School of the Santa Maria
University of Caracas and in 2015 she obtained a degree in music with distinction from the Royal College Association.

She moved to Bogota Colombia, and worked as a teacher and also as an orchestra musician, participating in different montages of the Colombian National Symphony Orchestra and serving as the principal cello of the Nueva Filarmonia Orchestra.

Recently, in 2019, she moved to Pittsburgh, PA to complete her Artist Diploma with Maestro Adam Liu at Duquesne University, which she completed successfully in December of 2020. In 2019, she joined the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, and Altoona Symphony Orchestra.

She is currently in Pittsburgh, where she started her master’s in music degree in the Fall of 2021 with Maestro Adam Liu at Duquesne University.