Native of Venezuela, Humberto J. Bolivar has lived in the US since 1997. In Caracas, Venezuela, Bolivar studied at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory. He attended violin classes with Professor Williams Naranjo, Chamber music with pianist Judid Jaime, and with gamba and traverse baroque flute player, Fernando Silva Morvan. Bolivar became a member of Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra in 1988, until his departure to the US in 1997. He has also performed with Caracas Municipal Orchestra (conducted by Carlos Riazuelo), Camerata Barroca de Caracas (conducted by Isabel Palacios), and performed on a baroque violin with the baroque ensemble, Mvsica Rhetorica, alongside Fernando Silva Morvan, Bartholome Diaz (vihuela, lute and theorba), and Ruben Guzman (harpsichord and Blockflöte). In the United States, he has attended classes at New World School of the Arts, under the guidance of Professor Felicia Moye (violin). Bolivar has performed locally with the Miami Symphony Orchestra (Miami), Palm Beach Pops Orchestra, and Atlantic Classical Orchestra (Stuart and Vero Beach).