Grew up musically in the world-renowned project “El Sistema” in Venezuela and began his career as a conductor at the age of twenty, working directly with Maestro Jose Antonio Abreu and holding the responsibility of conducting principal orchestras in Venezuela.
His commitment to Latin American music led him and his wife to create the Latin-American Music Initiative (LAMI), an organization with the mission of changing the anonymity of Latin American composers and the invisibility of their works by creating critical editions and promoting those works through performances, recordings, and workshops. LAMI was awarded the 2020 EXCEL Prize at the University of Michigan. In the United States, he has served as conductor of the Ann Arbor Camerata, the University of Michigan Campus Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestra, and as music director of Spectrum Orchestra in Michigan. Currently, Stabilito serves as Music Director & Conductor of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee.
During his career, Stabilito accompanied renowned international soloists and frequently appeared as a guest conductor. In 2015, he debuted as Opera Conductor with the Primo Casale Opera Company and the Caracas Municipal Symphony Orchestra, receiving exceptional reviews and accolades, which resulted in continuous return invitations for the following seasons. Simultaneously, he conducted several ballet productions with the Teresa Carreño Ballet Company, developing a special interest in conducting music for dance. Stabilito is a permanent guest conductor in the Festival Latinoamericano de Música (Latin American Music Festival) in Caracas, where he conducted a great number of world premieres and second hearings of Latin American works.
In 2006, Stabilito debuted as a guest conductor in Argentina maintaining his relationship with Argentinian orchestras as conductor. He has been invited to conduct in Brazil and Colombia and has continued developing his career throughout Latin America, maintaining a very close relationship with principal orchestras in Venezuela, such as the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra, and the Caracas Municipal Symphony Orchestra. As an educator, Stabilito has laboriously spearheaded “El Sistema” inspired teaching programs and conducting youth orchestras in Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Portugal, and the United States. As a result of this experience, Stabilito has a special interest in the social aspect of education especially in the younger players.
Régulo Stabilito Stabilito holds Doctor in Musical Arts (DMA) and Master in Music (MM) degrees from the University of Michigan, a Master in Music (MM) from the Universidad Simón Bolívar and a Law Degree from Santa Maria University in Venezuela. Among his conducting teachers are Keneth Kiesler, Rodolfo Saglimbeni, Carlos Riazuelo, Manuel Hernandez-Silva, and his principal teacher and mentor Alfredo Rugeles.