Fernandez, Victor


Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Victor Fernandez came to the United States in 1995. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance, a Bachelor's degree in Music Education, magna cum laude, a Master's degree in Music Education from Florida State University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from American College of Education. He previously served as orchestra director at Leon High School and Raa Middle School, conductor for the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra program, orchestra director at Booker Middle School, conductor of the Sarasota Youth Symphony Orchestra and orchestra director at The Conservatory School at North Palm Beach. 


With 15 years in the Florida public school classroom, he has served and been actively involved with the Florida Music Education Association board and the Florida Orchestra Association board as district chairperson and All-State orchestra coordinator. In 2012, Mr. Fernandez was honored with being selected as Sarasota County’s Teacher of the Year. In 2016, he was honored with being selected as Palm Beach County’s Hispanic Teacher of the Year by the Palm Beach Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2017, he was honored with being selected as a Dwyer Award winner for Palm Beach County Schools. He is an active performer on violin and viola, frequently serving as guest clinician for All-County events throughout the state of Florida. In addition to being an active performer, Mr. Fernandez has contributed a number of teaching articles to the Florida Music Director magazine.
In order to meet the needs of strings students at the county level, Mr. Fernandez launched the All County Orchestra for Palm Beach County students in 2017 along with with his dedicated orchestra colleagues. 

Currently, Mr. Fernandez serves as music director at Beacon Cove Intermediate School in Palm Beach County, where he lives with his wife and three young kids.
Connect with Mr. Fernandez:
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Bring_The_Music
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/VictorFernandez_Bring_The_Music