Mr. Medina began his violin studies in January 1982, at the age of twelve, with his uncle Jaime Medina at the San Juan School of Music; the next year he continued with José (Pepito) Figueroa in the Conservatory’s Preparatory School. In 1990, the year of his graduation from the Conservatory, he competed and obtained the position of principal of the second violins of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra where he worked for nine years. He obtained his master’s degree in the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York with Daniel Phillips where he also studied conducting and composition. His solo experiences include a tour performing Pablo Sarasate's Gypsy Airs in various locations in Puerto Rico, Connecticut and the Dominican Republic. He has been concertmaster of several orchestras on the island including the Puerto Rico Philharmonic Orchestra, which he has also conducted. Was a member of two professional string quartets and a trio. In this phase, he performed in Venezuela, Aruba, St. Thomas, and Puerto Rico. In 2006, his composition “Netiquette” won first prize in the Puerto Rican “Danza” Contest. The first time the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra performed a Puerto Rican Danza in the newly constructed Symphony Hall, it was his arrangement for full orchestra of "Tormento". His three duos have been performed in Italy. As a pedagogue, Medina worked at the San Juan School of Music for twenty years. He was also a violin professor at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. Some of his former violin students have passed auditions in Rice, Julliard’s prep school, Chicago, and Florida’s Lynn University. Medina was serving as Academic Coordinator and Director of the Puerto Rican Youth Symphony Orchestra “Programa 100x35” before relocating to Texas where he now proudly serves as assistant orchestra teacher in Sartartia Middle School.