Ruel Ladigohon Cabrero
Ruel Ladigohon Cabrera was born in The Philippines and began playing the trumpet at the age of nine. He received his Diploma in trumpet performance from the University of the Philippines College of Music. His many prizes and awards include Best Soloist in the National Competition Band Extravaganza, First Prize in the National Music Competitions for Young Artists and Best Soloist at the University of The Phillippines. He has performed as a member of the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra and the San Miguel Philharmonic Orchestra, and as a soloist with the Philippine Symphonic Band. He has attended masterclasses with Gábor Tarkövi, Principal Trumpet of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Ruel Ladigohon Cabrera is also a keen music educator and has hosted trumpet workshops at the University of the Phillippines College of Music, the Philippine Trumpet Players Society and at the Pambansang Samahan ng mga Banda sa Pilipinas. Ruel Ladigohon Cabrera moved to Hong Kong in 2008. Highlights of his performances in Hong Kong include a concert with Lea Salonga and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2021 he joined City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong as Principal Trumpet.