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Hermes Camacho a native of northern California, is a composer, conductor, and teacher. He has had performances of his music throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Europe, and Australia and received awards and honors from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Vermont Arts Council, ASCAP, Society of Composers, ArtsAha!, and the American Composers Forum, among others.
Hermes is a Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition at the University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio) and a faculty member at Austin Soundwaves, an El Sistema USA youth music program benefiting the underserved community of East Austin, Texas. Hermes spends every summer on the faculty of the Sacramento Youth Symphony, where he is a conductor and chamber music coach with their Summer Chamber Music Workshop.
Hermes makes his home in the north Austin suburb of Cedar Park, with his wife, newborn son, and two exceptional cats. He holds degrees in music from Cal State Long Beach, the University of Colorado, and The University of Texas at Austin, where he earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
May 13, 2013 — Long Center (Austin, TX)
End of the year concert, Austin Soundwaves
May 23, 2013 — Bates Recital Hall