Josep Colomé

Josep Colomé

Violin Professor

10 - 17 of July

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"Colome's playing grabs your attention from His First bars. I find peculiarly sweet and pure sound in the high ranges of the violin sonata Favoured by Casals Played With haunting clarity" THE STRAD magazine Janet Banks, London 12/2011

Born in Sabadell in 1979 gives concerts in cities like Paris, Madrid, Freiburg, Stuttgart, Barcelona, ​​Medellin, Cali, Berlin, Cordoba, Venice, Rotterdam, Quito, Havana, The Hague, San José de Costa Rica, Gent or Chicago. Also makes recordings for the National Radio of Spain.

He has been awarded the Second Prize and the Prize of the National Music of the First International Violin Competition Amadeo Roldan (Havana, Cuba, 1997), VII Concurs Germans Claret (1994), I Festival Young Musicians Barcelona (1998), Mitsubishi Electric, First Prize Foundation Arjau Concurs in Barcelona (1998, 2000 i 2003). Mendelssohn Wettbewerb 2000 (Berlin). First Prize at the IV International Competition of Chamber Music Guadamora (Córdoba, 2003).

Works with the following musicians and conductors: Lorin Maazel, Neville Marriner, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Enrique García Asensio, Edmon Colomer, Gonçal Comellas, Salvador Brotons, Nicholas Chumachenco, Arturo Tamayo, Augustin Dumay and Heinz Holliger.

He began his musical studies at age 4 with his father and graduated at 18 years of higher studies in violin and chamber music with honors, earning all awards Conservatorio del Liceu of Barcelona. In 1998 he continued in the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg part of the chair violinist Nicholas Chumachenco where he graduated in 2003 .He continues his studies in the United States between 2003 and 2005 studying with Shmuel Ashkenasi and Vermeer Quartet at Northern Illinois University in Chicago .

It is a founding member Alart Quartet and The Brahms Project ( with J.Riquelme, D.Apellániz and E.Bagaria) and performs regularly in recital with pianist Enrique Bagaria since 2005.

He teaches at Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón ( CSMA).

Among his recordings is the Sonata Pau Casals for Cat 2010 Klasic seal and "invisible Violí" 2014 ( SoléRecording), The Brahms Project ( Eudora) , The Brahms Violin Sonatas (SR) .He plays on a N.F.Vuillaume 1861,  www .josepcolome.com