CHEBETO REQUENA Is a highly respected clarinet soloist from Venezuela, where he is well known for his performances in both classical and Venezuelan music. Was a member of the Distrito Federal Symphonic Young Orchestra conducted by the famous, Jose Antonio Abreu. As a soloist has given concert in the principal venues in Caracas as well as abroad in Paris, Hannover, Seville and London.
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Requena is a composer of songs in Venezuelan style and the singer,Rafael Brito, included his compositions on his CD which he recorded with Simon Diaz and Oscar de León. Chebeto Requena has recorded programmes for TV radio,and has given interviews in specialist music magazines. Chebeto Requena moved to England to study for a Master in Music Performance degree at Canterbury Christ Church University with David Campbell. Requena also gained an LTCL performance diploma (Licentiate of Trinity College of Music).He now teaches a number of private students and is a woodwind assistant at Westminster School.