Honors and Awards

Outstanding Personality in the Arts, 2011

The City Hall of Santa Cruz and the Youth Symphony Orchestra declare Roland Schlieder "The Outstanding Artist".
Roland Schlieder received the special recognition award for his never resting work in the field of the Arts. As conductor of the Symphony Orchestra and Arts Manager he founded the Symphony Orchestras of Santa Cruz and supported young musicians in their musical development. Through his international network, nearly the complete orchestra could be part of festivals, masterclass, and the orchestra could visit other cities in Latin America. After 8 years of dedication to the orchestra Roland Schlieder decides to focus more on his main instrument - the classical guitar - performing concerts and teaching master classes.


Inter-American Development Bank "Culture Prize", Washington DC, USA, 2010

The annually Culture Prize from the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, USA, was awarded to Maestro Roland Schlieder for his dedication to the development of the orchestras in Bolivia, and for introducing his project of "Orchestral Education as a tool for Social Integration".


Junior Chamber International Bolivia, Outstanding Young Professional, TOYP 2006

The JCI honors Roland Schlieder for his dedication to the Arts.
As an Outstanding Young Professional and Orchestra Conductor he has supported the development of the Arts in Bolivia through the foundation of the 1st Symphony Orchestra in the City of Santa Cruz. After his immeasurable dedication many young artist could develop their talents in a new field, that never had a structure that offers opportunities for young musicians. Roland Schlieder has opened a new path in the field of the arts.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Award to the Outstanding Young Personality of the Year, 2009

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Santa Cruz, honors Roland Schlieder for his dedication and work supporting the arts in the city and State of Santa Cruz. For the last 6 years, Roland Schlieder has supported young musicians in their development as a artist, by giving them the opportunity to move to the city and study at the Orchestra Academy, and offering scholarships for living expenses and also University studies.