Armando Castellano is a musician, arts advocate and philanthropist who resides in the Silicon Valley where he wears many hats.
As a French horn player he performs professionally in regional orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the Bay Area. Much of his time is also spent performing with and managing his chamber ensemble Quinteto Latino, an organization that advocates for classical music by Latin American and Latino composers through performance and education. As a music instructor and teaching artist he has taught in both English and Spanish, including San José City College and at many bilingual schools and institutions. In addition, through his work as a board member with his family’s foundation, the Castellano Family Foundation, he has had the opportunity to work with Latino non-profit organizations throughout Silicon Valley dealing with issues around education, Latino leadership and the arts.