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Highlights of 2024, include his Asia Conducting Debut with different orchestras in the region. Tellez will guest conduct in Mexico, Panamá, Venezuela,Colombia, Brasil and China.  

Colombian Conductor, Artist and Humanist, Tellez was appointed Gustavo Dudamel Fellow during 2021/2022 season with LA Philharmonic a commitment that included conducting Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert and getting to work with conductors and artists as Michael Tilson Thomas, Sussana Mälkki, Hilary Hahn, Paavo Järvi, Beatrice Rana, Igor Levit, Zubin Mehta among others.

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Being called as versatile, passionate and energetic conductor with an elegance technique and charismatic approach, Camilo occupies podium as an Opera, Symphonic, New music, Youth and Pop conductor. Highlights of 2022-2023 season included his debut with Bogota Philharmonic, Pachuca Symphony orchestra in Mexico and Merida Symphony Orchestra in Venezuela. 

 

 

Tellez has conducted orchectras such as LA Philharmonic, Lünerbug Symphony, Orchestra, Netherland Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic, Athens Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, South West Florida Symphony, Turku Chamber Orchestra and the Manizales Symphony Orchestra among others. 

Tellez has worked and collaborated with composers such as Steve Reich, John Adams, John Williams and Steve Mackey in recording session. In the 77th anniversary of the Legue of American Orchestras conference, Tellez opened the concert along with Gustavo Dudamel.

A believer of the necessity and ability of music to catalyze social change in society, Camilo worked in an artistic project to foster talent in economically disadvantaged areas of Bogotá,Colombia. For him, the orchestra was not merely a collection of skilled musicians but a vehicle for a conveying messages of unity, empathy, and hope. Tellez created a Youth Symphony Orchestra and a local children's choir with more than 130 children that performed in local venues all around Bogota. In engaging with this project, he has had the opportunity to hone his conducting skills and broaden his understanding of the impact of music in some of the most vulnerable communities in the U.S. and Latin America.

During his guest conducting in Venezuela, Tellez worked with Youth Orchestras of "El Sistema" in different regions of the country, providing free conducting lessons and helping future generation to prepare for professional world. His students has been admitted into Conducting Degrees as the Julliard School, Michigan University, Florida University and Masterclasses all around the world. 

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 He holds a Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with Arthur Fagen.

 

His conducting mentors include Gustavo Dudamel, Jorma Panula, Ulrich Windfuhr, and Arthur Fagen.

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