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Encounter of Santander
Born in Barcelona, Spain, in 2005. Since 2019, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Aline Foriel-Destezet Cello Chair with Professor Jens Peter Maintz. He has been granted scholarships by Fundación Banco Sabadell and Fundación Albéniz and plays with a Baroque cello bow, loaned as an instrument scholarship by the latter.
He began his cello studies at the age of six and from 2015 onwards, he was a student of Anna Mora at the Grupcello.cat, which she conducts. He later continued his training at Tarrasa’s Conservatory with Lluís Heras and studied within the Cassadó Chair of the Marshall Academy.
He has attended classes by Lluís Claret and Iagoba Fanlo, and has participated in masterclasses by Pablo Ferrández, Michel Strauss, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Asier Polo, Ralf Gothóni, Oliver Wille, and Alban Gerhardt.
During 2018, he attended Amsterdam’s Cello Biennale as a guest student. He has been awarded first prize at the 8th String Competition in Barcelona, special prize at the BBVA Music Awards to Individual Talent, second and audience prize at the 3rd Rotary Club Music Competition, absolute prize at the MiN International Music Competition (Norway), and first prize at the Intercentros Melómano Competition, where he was also awarded third prize (higher degree category) in 2021.
As a student of the School, he has been a member of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Afkham and Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and that of the Casa de la Moneda Scarlatti Ensemble and the Ramales Quartet, as well as the Ambage and Management Solutions Tchaikovsky ensembles. He is currently part of the Bain Satie Trio.