Dante Yenque has played horn in some of the great ensembles of Europe and South America. A native of Peru, he studied at the National Conservatory of Music in Lima. He performed in the Youth Orchestra Simon Bolívar and the Latin-American Symphony, and was first solo horn in the Municipal Symphony Orchestra of Caracas. In Europe, his studies continued with Michael Höltzel, and he played in such distinguished groups as Munich Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, and Philharmonia Hungarica, among others. His most recent appointment was as first solo horn of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra.