Professor Juan E. Castillo G. is currently Principal Oboe of the Panama Symphony. He is also Professor at the National Institute of Music of Panama, Musical Director of the Children’s Youth Orchestra Program of Nata de los Caballeros, and Creator and Director of the Double Reed festivals of Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
He has appeared as soloist with the orchestras of Irving Dallas (TX, U.S.A.), the Honduras Philharmonic Orchestra, the Symphony of the Republic of Salvador, the Rome Mission Orchestra, the Symphony of the Americas (Fort Lauderdale, FL), the Panama Symphony Orchestra.
He has also given recitals at the IDRS Convention in Redlands (CA), in Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Dallas Mountain University (TX).
He plays on a Lorée ROYAL violet wood oboe.