Marta Gallego Jovanovic

Marta Gallego Jovanovic

Born in Madrid, Spain, in 2003 within a family of musicians. Since 2021, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Zakhar Bron. She has been granted scholarships by Consejería de Educación, Universidades y Ciencia de la Comunidad de Madrid and Fundación Albéniz. Her Majesty Queen Sofía handed her the Diploma to the most outstanding student of her chair in the 2021-2022 academic year.

She began her violin studies at the age of 8 with Anna Baget at the Adolfo Salazar Music Conservatory, where she graduated with the highest qualifications.

She has been awarded prizes in several competitions, such as the first prize at the 3rd Cardinal Cisneros Musical Performance Competition, the third prize at the Forum Musikae Violin International Competition, and the finalist prize at the II RC Marbella Musical Competition, later transformed into City of Estepona Young Performers Competition (2017), Villa de Llanes Violin International Competition (2017), the 9th City of Vigo String Competition and the Adolfo Salazar Conservatory Soloist Competition (2019). In March of the same year, she won the first prize at the 14th César Uceda Leioa Young Performers Award.

She has attended many festivals and masterclasses with renowned violinists such as Robert Lakatos, Yulia Iglinova Milstein, Tatiana Samuil, Sara Chang, Keiko Wataya, Eszter Haffener, Allisa Margullis, Shangai Quartet, Miguel Colom, Linus Roth, Miriam Fried, Mihaela Martin and Ralf Gothóni (groups with piano).

In 2018, she was among the five violinists that were selected at the national level to participate through a scholarship in the masterclasses offered in Madrid by violinist Sarah Chang. In 2019, she was selected to attend the Aurora Music Festival in Stockholm, where, as part of the orchestra, she performed with Leonidas Kavakos under the baton of Jukka Pekka Saraste. At the same time, she also atended masterclasses by Maestros Alisa Margullis and Eszter Hafner.

She was a member of the Adolfo Salazar violin Ensemble, conducted by Maestro Anna Baget and has also had the opportunity to give concerts both as part of an ensemble and as soloist in Spain, Greece, Serbia and Sweden.

As a student of the School, she has performed with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Juanjo Mena and Péter Csaba; the Fundación EDP Camerata, conducted by Paul Goodwin; the Freixenenet Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Sir András Schiff and Andrés Salado; with the Baroque Ensemble of the School, conducted by Paul Goodwin, and with the Sinfonietta, conducted by Zsolt Nagy. In 2021, she participated in the 30th anniversary tour of the School with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, with whom she performed at Madrid's Teatro Real, at Bratislava's Reduta Hall, at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Academy and at Vienna's Musikverein. She has been a member of the Fundación Mahou San Miguel Trio. She is currently part of the Deloitte Mozart Trio.