The Panama News cites: “Panama does have a worthy classical scene, and right at the top of it we find Luis Enrique Casal.” A concert artist in both the violin and the viola, Casal was awarded “Remarkable Citizens of Panama 2015." He is vice president of the Sinfonía Concertante Foundation of Panama and adviser to the Alfredo De Saint Malo Music Festival. With previous performances and master classes in Bahamas, England, France, Japan, Italy, Spain and Uruguay. Former Concertmaster of the Butler Symphony Orchestra, the viola ensemble of the 2003 Tertis International Viola Workshop and Competition, and guest concertmaster of the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Casal is currently concertmaster of the Camerata Washington Heights, the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra, and violist/violinist of the Paramount Chamber Players and the Fontenay Chamber Players. He is a recording artist for the labels EarthCD Partners and Rootstock Recording.