A native of Mexico City, Belinda Viesca began studies there, completing her Bachelor’s degree with Cum Laude in Cello Performance at the University of Houston and graduating with Magna Cum Laude from Texas Christian University with a Master’s degree in Cello Performance. She also studied at the Maastricht Conservatory in Holland, did post-graduate work at Boston Conservatory and at Southern Methodist University and, was a Creative Resident Artist at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada.
Belinda is the former Principal Cello of the MIT Chamber Orchestra, San Angelo Symphony Orchestra, the CCM 2011 Spoleto Symphony Orchestra, the 2012 Rome Opera Festival Orchestra, “Cirque Musica” and Dallas Pops. She is also a former cellist of the Carlos Chavez Symphony Orchestra, the Mexico String Quartet and the Hathora String Quartet.
At the present time, she is the cellist of the Pandora String Quartet, performs regularly in Musicals, with McKinney Summer Musicals Company, the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Also, plays as Principal, Co-Principal Cellist with the South Arkansas, Texarkana and San Angelo Symphony Orchestras and; as Section Cellist with the Shreveport Opera, Shreveport, Irving and Plano Symphony Orchestras.
Belinda performs actively as an orchestra player, recitalist and chamber musician in the US, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Italy and Germany. She is also a cello professor in the Dallas Area.