A Houston native, Mr. Jose grew up with music and has been playing violin since the age of 5. His previous professors include Rodica Gonzalez, member of the Houston Symphony and Johnny Chang, principal violinist of Theater Under the Stars Orchestra. He is a student of Andrzej Grabiec, world-renowned soloist and conductor. Alumni of Virtuosi of Houston, where he served as principal second violin for three seasons, Mr. Camacho has been honored to perform in venues such as Jones Hall of Performing Arts in Houston, Texas, Carnegie Hall in New York and Grande Salle Pierre Boulez in Paris, France. He completed his Bachelor of Music with elective studies in Music Marketing at the University of Houston. Mr. Camacho is in the second violin section of the Houston Civic Symphony and is the orchestra manager of the Texas Medical Center Orchestra.
As a teacher, Mr. Jose is passionate about developing a love for music within his student and helping each student fulfill their unique musical goals while finding joy in the music making process. He is a firm believer in nurturing the individual characteristics in every student’s playing and strongly encourages them to find their own “sound”. Mr. Jose enjoys teaching violin and piano to students of the academy.