about manuel molina
Manuel Molina is a Peruvian-born, internationally-acclaimed musician, providing professional Latin music to audiences worldwide.
He attended the Conservatory of Peru in Lima, where he studied composition and classical guitar. At the age of 17, he was the youngest person to conduct the Peruvian National Symphony.
Manuel Molina has led various musical groups around the world for over 25 years providing professional Latin entertainment. His band, Hot Molina, has traveled the world, performing for the United States Department of Defense and various US embassies overseas.
Manuel also enjoys a thriving international career as a solo guitarist. His many recordings include Una Noche De Amor, Tranquilo, Apasionado, around the world and an album of Christmas favorites.
Some highlights of his varied professional career include:
- Performing for Shimon Peres, the current Prime minister of Israel
- Participating in the 1999 Noche De Gala at the Center for Performing Arts - James Olmos Latin Film Festival
- Performing with Gato Barbieri, the Latin jazz artist
- Performing for actor Raymond Burr in Denver
- Appearing multiple times at the Aspen Jazz Festival and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
- Performing at American fests in Naples, Asia, Europe, Africa, Central American and South America
- Performing the American National Anthem at the opening of Colorado Rockies games at Coors Field for a crowd of 60,000 people