Arturo Hernandez

Las Vegas

Arturo Hernandez was born in Mexico and moved to the U.S., where he began music lessons at an early age. He graduated from the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, where the focus of his studies were orchestral studies and chamber music. Arturo then attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, specializing in music composition and music education.

Arturo is the founder and artistic director of the Las Vegas-based string quartet, String Valley, where he has played violin 1, violin 2, and currently plays viola and cajon. As a composer and arranger, Arturo’s compositions have been premiered at LVA, NSA, and UNLV, while his arrangements for string quartet, and other chamber ensembles, have been performed around the world, notably at the Latino Network of Southern Nevada Forum 2015.