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Encounter of Santander
Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, in 2004. Since 2021, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Christoph Poppen. He has been granted scholarships by Juan Carlos Escotet Rodríguez (ABANCA) and Fundación Albéniz.
He studied with Graciela Nuñez and with Ivette Ferreira. In 2019, he was granted a scholarship to study at the Interlochen Centers for the Arts (United States). Since 2020, he lives in Spain where he furthers his training with professors Ferreira and Edson Shein. He has attended workshops at the School of Music of Bard College (United States) and masterclasses by Maestro Martin Chalifour.
In 2018, he participated in the Alfredo de Saint Malo International Music Festival (Panama) and won the first prize.
He has also been a member of several orchestras and cameratas and has also attended workshops and masterclasses by professors such as Rachel Hunt, Luis Casal, Ana María Valderrama, Óscar Bohórquez, Mario Rodríguez, Raquel Ovejas, Oracio Vicari, Linus Roth, and Ana Chumachenco. For more than two years, he attended private lessos by Sebastian Cohen on harmony and counterpoint.
He is also a member of the Carlos Cruz Diez Symphony Orchestra, the Young Camerata of Madrid and the Carlos III University Symphony Orchestra.
As a student of the School, he is a member of the Cremona Duo.