Written in GUANAJUATO the 11/23/2022 10:15 p.m.
León.- The news of the death of the man from Guanajuato spread on social networks Juan Manuel Arperoconsidered the best trumpeter from Mexico. He was director of the singer’s “Romance” orchestra Luis Miguel, student of the legendary Michoacan Raphael Mendez and director of various orchestras in Mexico, including the Symphony of the University of Guanajuato.
Juan Manuel Arpero was born in villagran and at the age of 6 he began his musical training under the paternal instruction of the teacher Philip Arpero being part of the Band of his town, which he came to direct when he was 12 years old.
In search of a better preparation, he left for the Mexico City and enrolled in National Conservatory of Musicwhere he had as teachers Felipe Leon Y jim thompson.
Later he went to Los Angeles, California, to finish his studies in technique and musical interpretation with the teachers James Stamp Y raphael mendez. Mexican and Michoacán pride, the latter, since he was considered the best trumpeter in the world.
Juan Manuel Arpero also studied orchestra conducting with Jony Steshko and modern harmony with paul lopez.
Not satisfied with what he had learned, the musician from Guanajuato went to Europe where he took a Circular Mouthpiece Technique class in France with the teacher Maurice Benteria and returned to Mexico to study harmony with maestro Humberto Hernández Medrano and orchestra conducting with maestro Francisco Savin.
He was a judge in the international contests of Narbonne (1994) and in guebwiller (nineteen ninety five).
He was trumpeter of the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, between 1976 and 1990 and also directed the symphony orchestras of Xalapa, Michoacán, Rosario (Argentina), Camagüey, “Romance” by Luis Miguel and the University of Guanajuato.
Music companies, personalities and the Autonomous University of Queretaro they sent, through the networks
messages of condolence to the relatives of the illustrious trumpeter from Guanajuato.
Rest in peace