HECTOR SALAZAR received his Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University (CSU) Dominguez Hills where he studied conducting with Frances Steiner. He earned his Master of Arts Degree from CSU, Long Beach and studied conducting with Larry Curtis and Rubin Gurevich. Currently Mr. Salazar is the assistant conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay and the music director/conductor of the Carson-Dominguez Hills Symphony Orchestra and Music Ensemble of Los Angeles. (Click Biography, above, to read the complete biography.)
NEWS...On Friday, November 19, 2010 Maestro Salazar was honored by El Ayuntamiento de Santiago, N.L., México (City Hall of Santiago, Nuevo Leon) and the Consejo de la Crónica (Awards Committee) for his personal development in his career in Music and the Arts. He was awarded the Medal of “Capt. Diego Rodríquez de Montemayor.” Capt. Montemayor was the man who first colonized the region of Santiago. The medal was designed by Dr. Héctor Javier Barbosa Alanís and is minted in 0.925 silver with a weight of 60 grams. Pictures posted.
Upcoming projects in 2016-17 include FOLLIES (March 2017 at Cypress College), and four subscription concerts with The Southern California Brass Consortium (please visit www.socalbrass.org for more information).