French Hornist and Director
Armando Castellano is a musician, bilingual teaching artist, and arts advocate based in San Francisco. As a French horn player, he performs professionally in regional orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the region. In addition, he manages and performs in the chamber ensemble Quinteto Latino, an organization that advocates for classical music by Latin American and Latino composers through performance and education. His advocacy work includes membership on three national boards of directors, working as a mentor to young artists of color, and presenting regularly at conferences.