Miquel Muñiz Galdón

Miquel Muñiz Galdón

Born in Riudarenes, Spain, in 2001. Since 2023, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Marco Rizzi. He has been granted a scholarship by Fundación Albéniz.

He started his violin studies at the Adrià Sardó School in Calonge, Gerona, with Sergi Alpiste, Mercè Paradeda and Sara Pérez. In 2017, he received a scholarship by Fundación Ferrer-Salat to study a Degree at the Liceu Music Conservatory in Barcelona with professor Corrado Bolsi, and graduated in June 2021. Later, he furthered his training with a Master’s Degree at the Haute École de Musique in Lausanne holding a scholarship by Fundación “la Caixa” with professor Svetlana Makarova.

He has attended masterclasses by Pavel Vernikov, Yoyo Ma, Salvatore Accardo, Maurizio Sciarretta, Mihaela Martin, Sergey Ostrovsky, Kirill Troussov, Renaud Capuçon, Patrice Fontanarosa, Suzanne Gessner, and Alba Roca, among others. Additionally, from 2017 to 2020 he has been granted a scholarship by Fundación AIE to take further training courses at the Santa Cecilia Academy in Bergamo with Pavel Vernikov and Svetlana Makarova.

He has been awarded in many national and international competitions, receiving the silver medal at the El Primer Palau 2020 competition and the first prizes several competitions, such as the 96th Edition of the Spain’s Musical Youth Competition 2020, the Grand Premi Musical Lauredià 2023, the ImpulsACMIC Award 2022 and the Barcelona Violin Competition 2019. In chamber music, he has also won the Ceren Necipoğlu International Chamber Music Competition with Trío Granados (Istanbul, 2020).

He has performed at the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, the Cemal Resit Rey Auditorium in Istanbul, the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall, the Paderewski Hall in Lausanne, and in several music festivals Germany, Andorra, Austria, Arab Emirates, United States, Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, and Turkey.

As a student of the School, he is currently part of the Fundación Mahou San Miguel Trio and the Dvořák Quartet.