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Gonzalo Martin, Violist…

began his musical training at Bilbao’s “Conservatorio Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga” where he studied under the tutelage of Rosa Gutierrez. He has also received instruction from Jonathan Brown, Silvia Simionescu, Kim Kashkashian, Nobuko Imai and many others. An avid chamber musician and soloist, Gonzalo has performed in some of the most reputed concert halls of Europe, including Gewandhaus Leipzig, Musikverein Wien and Sendesaal Bremen. He has performed as a soloist with the Bilbao Symphonic Orchestra, the Deusto Chamber Orchestra, and in the “EIO” youth orchestra’s Venezuela and Brussels tours. He is a top prizewinner in the 2017 International Anton Rubinstein Competition for Viola, the Concurso Jovenes musicos de Euskadi, as well as a two-time winner of the Ensemblewettbewerb HMT Leipzig. Gonzalo has participated in chamber music festivals and fellowships throughout Europe and the United States, including “Lenk musiksommer,” “Presjovem,” the Prussia Cove International Musicians Seminar, the “Harmos Festival” concerts, and the 2017 and 2018 Ravinia’s Steans’ Music Institute. He received the scholaship “Beca de la Diputación de Bizkaia” for three years and is currently completing his Masters of Music at the HMT Leipzig under the tutelage of Professor Tatjana Masurenko.