Proud product of the world-renowned Venezuelan music program “El Sistema,” Mr. Niño is very active in the music field in Western Pennsylvania, South Western Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio. He has served as principal cello of the Altoona Symphony and as a member of the Roanoke Symphony, Huntington Symphony, Johnstown Symphony, Ohio Valley Symphony, and Rivers Cities Symphony. Mr. Niño has also served as the Mentor for the Greater Erie Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Music Director of the Touring Orchestra at Westmoreland Suzuki School of Music, where he also taught cello. He holds a private studio that includes teaching at home and the Johnstonbaugh’s Music Center. He is a former member of the Fauré String Trio and currently a member of the Mata String Quartet. Mr. Niño received an Artist Diploma degree from Duquesne University where he studied with Anne Martindale Williams, principal cellist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.