Mr. Pedro Funes-Whittington


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Pasadena, Texas

Early Music Skills & Interests

Double Bass, Vielle, Viola Da Gamba, Violone

Early Music Affiliations

Educator, Performer


Pedro Funes is currently the Assistant Orchestra Director at Woodcreek Middle School in Humble ISD.  He graduated from the University of Houston where he majored in Double Bass performance under Dennis Whittaker. In addition, he received his Master's Degree in Early Music at Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where Mr. Funes studied viola gamba and vielle with Wendy Gillespie and performed baroque bass in the IU Baroque Orchestra under Stanley Ritchie. He was the Teaching Assistant for the Beginner Viols at Conclave 2016, Teen Beginners Viol Assistant for Conclave 2021, and Lead Teacher for Teen Beginner Viol at Conclave 2022.   Pedro has performed across the state of Texas with Ars Lyrica, Texas Early Music Project, La Follia, Austin Troubadours, and Principal Bass with Austin Baroque Orchestra. Currently he is the President of Viols of Houston and Director of Viols of the Creek, a viola da gamba ensemble in Woodcreek MS/Summercreek HS in Humble ISD.


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