Manuel Rangel

2005 Winner of the award to the best Maracas Player of the Festival De La Música Llanera (Music from the Plains Festival) “El Silbón De Oro”. Portuguesa – Venezuela. 2008 Winner of the International Festival of Villavicencio – Colombia.

Winner of the Latin Grammy – Certificate of participation in the album “Tesoros De La Música Venezolana” (Treasures of venezuelan music) by Ilan Chester.
Maracas player soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of the state of Lara, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Venezuela, The Tatuí Symphony Orchestra – Brazil in Concert for Maraca and Orchestra PATARUCO by Ricardo Lorenz, Symphony Orchestra Simón Bolivar. Classical Guitarist Graduate from the Conservatory of Music Vicente Emilio Sojo.

Several tours with different musical projects around Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and the United States. Venezuelan maracas workshops delivered at Tatuí Conservatory of music – Brazil, Tomar Conservatory of music – Portugal, at the national Conservatory of Lima – Peru, at the University Berklee College Of Music, Boston – EEUU.

Selected from 2500 musicians from around the world to be the only Latin American to participate in the 2013 OneBeat program organized by the Department of State of The United States.

Musical production INSTINTO. A member of the Ensemble Movida Acústica Urbana, The Rock and MAU movement, and our groups Arcano, Kapicúa, Los Sinvergüenzas and Locos De Carretera. Professor of the
Maracas chair of the Conservatory Simón Bolivar, Caracas – Venezuela.