Régulo Stabilito grew up musically in the world-renowned project “El Sistema” in Venezuela and began start 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 and the Campus Philharmonia Orchestra. Currently, Stabilito serves as conductor of the University of Michigan Campus Symphony Orchestra, and as music director of Spectrum Orchestra in Michigan.
During his career, Stabilito accompanied renowned international soloists, and made frequent appearances as 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 the dance.
Stabilito is permanent guest conductor in the Festival Latinoamericano de Música (Latin American Music Festival) in Caracas, where he had conducted a great amount of world premieres and second hearings of Latin American works.
In 2006, Stabilito debuted as guest conductor in Argentina maintaining his relationship with Argentinian orchestras as conductor. He has been guest conductor 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 educator, Stabilito has laboriously spearheaded “El Sistema” inspired teaching programs and conducting youth orchestras in Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Portugal, and United States. As a result of this experience, Stabilito has special interest for the social aspect of education especially in the younger players.
Régulo Stabilito graduated from the Santa Maria University with a Law degree. Among his conducting teachers in Venezuela are Rodolfo Saglimbeni, Carlos Riazuelo, Manuel Hernandez-Silva, and his principal teacher and mentor Alfredo Rugeles. Stabilito holds a master’s degree in music from the Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela, and a master’s degree in conducting from the University of Michigan. Currently, Stabilito is pursuing his Doctorate in Musical Arts under the guidance of Maestro Kenneth Kiesler in the conducting studio of University of Michigan.