February 19, 2018
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Fidencio Solís
Fidencio Solís was born in Mexico City, Mexico and started playing the violin at age three, giving his first performance at age five. Mr. Solís has played as a soloist with many orchestras, including the Orquesta Juvenil de Camara, Orquesta Vida y Movimiento, Orquesta de la UNAM, Orquesta Sinfonica Carlos Chavez, Orquesta Sinfonica de Oaxaca, Orquesta Sinfonica de Tlaxcala, Mobile Symphony Orchestra, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Solís has won several violin competitions in his native country of Mexico, and, as a result in 1996, he was awarded a full scholarship to come to the United States to continue his studies at the University of Southern Mississippi where he holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Music Education. Because of his enjoyment of teaching, he has also completed certifications in Suzuki Methods at the Chicago Suzuki Institute.

In Austin, Mr. Solís maintains a performance schedule with several chamber groups and also teaches violin from his private studio at home. Mr. Solís is currently the Director of Orchestras at O. Henry Middle School in the Austin Independent School District.