Considered “one of the iconic harpists of this new age,” Eduardo Betancourt is a Grammy-award winning Venezuelan musician, producer, arranger, composer, instructor, and multi-instrumentalist with 25 years of experience in traditional and fusion Venezuelan music.
In 2010, Betancourt won a Latin Grammy Award for his participation on the album “ Tesoros de la música Venezolana" by Ilan Chester , and in 2016, he was nominated on the album " Pa' Tío Simón" with Rafael "Pollo" Brito .
At the 2016 Pepsi Music Awards in Venezuela, Betancourt’s personal album, AD LIBITUM , was nominated three times for “Best Artist,” “Best Song,” and “Best Album.” His many accomplishments include more than 100 recordings, and performances with renowned international artists such as: Simon Diaz, Oscar D León, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Danny Rivera, Luis Salinas, Jorge Celedón, and artists from Venezuela.
Betancourt founded the duo Luna & Betancourt (piano and harp) with Gabriel Luna, classical pianist and Chairman of the Department of Folk Music of Argentina in the National Conservatory of Music in Buenos Aires.
As a guest instructor at Berklee College of Music in 2018, he offered a Master Class of Harp and Venezuelan music entitled " Eduardo Betancourt: Venezuelan Harp, from Traditional to Contemporary " through the Latin Minor Studies program led by Professor Oscar Stagnaro.