Johann Diaz is a Venezuelan Violist and Violinist and recently obtained his Masters degree at Duquesne University. He started and developed most of his musical experience in “El Sistema”, gaining extensive experience in orchestral performances, teaching, and chamber music. These skills have been shared as a teacher nationally and internationally, with participations in various international festivals and seminars, including the International Musical Festival Campos do Jordao. Johann has also given classes and been invited to play in orchestras from Ecuador, Peru, Chile and has toured with the Francisco de Miranda orchestra and the Caracas Municipal Symphony Orchestra and a global non-government organization headquartered in Japan established for the purpose of raising awareness and building connections internationally among groups that work for peace, human rights, environmental protection, and sustainable development. His experience in the United States in orchestras includes Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Butler County Symphony, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, Erie Philharmonic, Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and more.