Cellist and Gambist Tulio Rondón performs throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East as a soloist and chamber musician. Known for his vivid and passionate performances, he started his professional life early as principal cellist of the Aragua Symphony Orchestra in Venezuela. Tulio Rondón's performance career has taken him all over the world, sharing the stage with many internationally celebrated artists.
Born in Venezuela, Tulio Rondón began his cello studies through El Sistema. He received his Bachelor of Music from the Simón Bolivar Conservatory, his Master of Music from Miami University (Oxford, OH), and Doctoral Degree in performance at the University of Arizona. Pursuing his strong interest in historic performance practice, he continued his studies in The Netherlands, completing post-graduate studies on baroque cello and viola da gamba with Jaap ter Linden and Rainer Zipperling at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Tulio Rondón is in demand as a chamber musician and early music specialist.
Currently Tulio Rondón is the violoncello professor at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.