José Luis Moraño

José Luis Moraño

Violin Professor

8 - 29 of July

Centro de Alto Rendimiento Musical - CARM


Born in Córdoba, Spain, in 1989. He started to studying music with Lucía Cartujo. Later on, he continued his studies at Rafael Orozco Conservatory, where he got his BA in Music with teacher Francisco Montalvo.

Afterwards, he moved to Madrid in order to study his Master’s Degree in Music Perfomance at Alfonso X el Sabio University (UAX) with Alfredo García Serrano. He attended to masterclasses with  Noah Bendix-Bargley, Jesús Reina, Grigory Kalinosky, Min-Kyum Kim and Frederieke Saeijs, all of them, musicians from the Jacob School of Music (Indiana, US) and students of the great masters Mauricio Fuks and Pinchas Zukerman.

During his academic training, he attended to masterclasses with different teachers, such as Simone Bernardini, David Delgado, Christophe Horak, Charles Bingham, Yuri Petrossian, Olga Vilkomiskaya, Lina Tur, Pollina Kotliarskaya, Gordan Nikolic, David Ballesteros, Alejandro Muñoz, Oliver Wille, A. Trostiansky, Isel Rodríguez, M. Thomas, D. Rusell  and Andras Czifra.

He has been a member and has collaborated with different orchestras, such as Córdoba Orchestra, Verum Symphony Orchestra, Prejovem Orchestra, Excelentia Orchestra, Santa Ceccilia Orchestra and Camerata Capricho Español. He has been a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Netherlands (NJO), Youth Andalusian Orchestra (OJA), Symphony Orchestra of Ávila and Youth Baroque Orchestra of Andalucía (JOBA). He has worked  with organizations such as La Fura dels Baus or The National Ballet of Holland. He has worked with distinguished conductors such as  Jaime Martín, Miguel Romea, Marzio Conti, Sergio Alapont, Michael Thomas, Manuel Hernández Silva or Pablo Mielgo.

He had also a great activity as chamber musician. He has attended to Masterclasses of Arriaga Quartet and Le musiche Quartet (Berlin), and of distinguish  masters such as Oscar Martín, Alejandro Muñoz, Aitzol Iturriagagoitia, Mario Navas, Eve-Marie Caravassilis or David Quiggle. He has been a member of several music ensembles such as Cuarteto Córdoba (finalist on the VII  Jacobo Soto Carmona Competition of Chamber Music) of which he is founder member). And Presjovem Quartet in which he is still playing.

He had performed in the most important concert halls in the national scene such as National Auditorium, in which he made his debut as a concertmaster at the age of 18, Manuel de Falla Auditorium (Granada), Maestranza Theater (Sevilla), Euskalduna Palace (Bilbao), Monumental Theater (Madrid), Great Theater (Córdoba) or Miguel Delibes Auditorium (Valladolid). He has performed with some musicians such a Boris Berman, Jesús Reina, Javier Perianes, Alfredo García, David Delgado, Oscar Martín, Jérôme Benhain, Paul Cortese, Thuan Do Minh or Gordan Nikolic.

As a soloist he has performed with orchestras such as Camerata Capricho Español (Córdoba), Camerata Clásica (Soria), UAX Orchestra (Madrid), Córdoba’s Youth Orchestra, María Santísima de la Esperanza Music Band (Córdoba y Bilbao) and Baroque Orchestra of Córdoba.

He had recorded with some music ensembles such as  Camerata Capricho Español (2011, 2012 y 2013), Córdoba’s Youth Orchestra (2010) o  Mª Sª de la Esperanza Music Band (2009).

He has demonstrated his great abilities and skills as a teacher. He has been invited  as a teacher to some of the most important music courses in Spain, such as  “I Curso de Música de Lepe” (Huelva), Forum Musikae (Madrid), Forum Kids (Madrid) and to the International Music Festival “Presjovem” (Córdoba), where, he also has been the concertmaster of the Festival Orchestra and he has performed chamber music.

He has been  teacher in different schools in Madrid, and made an innovative music pedagogy, where music had been introduced as another school subject. This had made a great chance to instill the love and passion for music to children since 5 year old, during their education.

Since 2015 he is violin teacher at the High Performance Music  Center (CARM), which belongs to the Music School of Alfonso X el Sabio University. Moreover.

Actually also he is the assistant teacher of Alfredo García Serrano in University Alfonso X el Sabio in addition to being PhD. student with a thesis dissertation about Fratres (Arvo Pärt)

His violin  "Bisiach", was built  in Cremona (Italy) by the Luthier Riccardo Bergonzi.