Dr. Carlos Felipe VIÑA
DMA, University of Miami
Adjunct Professor of Bassoon
Office: AH 117
Carlos Felipe Viña is a bassoonist based in Miami, Florida. Born in Colombia, he began his musical studies at the Conservatorio de Musica del Tolima in Ibague, his home town. After graduating from the Conservatory of the National University in Colombia, he was awarded a full scholarship to attend Lynn University as well as a fellowship to attend the University of Miami, Frost School of Music as part of the Henry Mancini Institute.
Dr. Viña has been the recipient of numerous awards, prizes and scholarships, including appearing as a soloist with orchestras such as Orquesta Filarmonica del Valle, Orquesta Sinfonica E.A.F.I.T, and Lynn Philharmonia. He has performed as a prize winner on the Lunes de los Jovenes Interpretes from the Luis Angel Arango Library (Bogota, Colombia), winning the youth soloist competition with the Orquesta Filarmonica del Valle (Colombia), and also winning the Lynn University Concerto Competition.
He is an active performer in several professional orchestras around South Florida and the Gulf Coast. As an educator, Dr. Vina serves as Adjunct Bassoon Professor at Florida Atlantic University as well as Florida International University and New World School of the Arts in Miami.
Dr. Viña holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Bassoon Performance from the University of Miami, Frost School of Music, earned a Master’s of Music Performance from Lynn University and a Bachelor’s degree in Bassoon Performance from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.