Pedro Funes-Whittington is the Assistant Orchestra Director at Woodcreek MS in Humble ISD and Director of Viols of the Creek (Woodcreek MS/Summer Creek HS Viol Ensemble). He graduated from the University of Houston where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Double Bass Performance under Dennis Whittaker. In addition, he received his Master's Degree in Early Music Performance at Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where he studied viola gamba and vielle with Wendy Gillespie and performed baroque bass in the IU Baroque Orchestra under Stanley Ritchie. He co-founded Les Touches in 2011 and where they were one of the 10 finalists in the York Young Artist International Competition in 2015.
He has been the Teaching Assistant for the Beginner Viols at Conclave and also has been part of the faculty for the Summer Texas Toot. He has performed across Texas with Austin Baroque Orchestra (Principal Bass), Ars Lyrica, La Folia, Austin Troubadours and Texas Early Music Project. Currently he is the President of Viols of Houston, Director of the Young Players Weekend for the Viola Da Gamba Society of America, Secretary of Houston Early Music and a member of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Taskforce for Early Music of America.