© 2018 by Jujuy Corazón Andino -  Idea y Dirección General Andrea Merenzon / Producción General: FUNDECUA

ARTIST

GUSTAVO SANTAOLALLA

SINGER

He was born in Palomar, Buenos Aires. His musical career began in 1967 with “Arco Iris”. Winner of the following awards: 18 Latin Grammys, 1 Golden Globe ("A Love That Will Never Grow Old"), 2 Oscars (“Brokeback Mountain” and “Babel”), 2 Bafta Awards (“Babel” and “The Motorcycle Diaries”), 4 Konex Awards (Platinum Konex 2005).

During his career, he was a producer of Mexican artists: Fobia, Molotov, Cafe Tacuba, Julieta Venegas and Colombian singer Juanes, among others. At the end of the 90s he began his career as a composer of soundtracks for movies, the famous ones being: Amores Perros, 21 Grams, The Motorcycle Diaries, Brokeback Mountain, Babel, Biutiful, Book of Life, Relatos Salvajes. In 2001, he founded the electronic tango band Bajofondo. In 2017, he edited "Raconto" and he went on tour with the show “Desandando el Camino”. In 2018, he produced Qhapaq Nan. He develops a program dedicated to youth symphony orchestras together with Andrea Merenzon, performing in Posadas, Iguazú, Buenos Aires, San Juan, Jujuy, San Jose de Costa Rica and Medellin.

He is the director of the soundtrack of the first part of the videogame "The Last of US", and is currently finishing the soundtrack of the second installment "The Last of US 2".

PAQUITO D´RIVERA

CLARINET

He is a clarinet player, saxophonist, and composer. He is a Winner of 15 Grammys in classic and jazz categories and an honorary member of the Claustro de las Artes of Alcalá de Henares University. He studied at the Conservatory of La Havana city. He has performed with great symphonic orchestras from all over the world. He received the 2005 NEA Jazz Masters Award and the 2005 National Arts Medal, the 2007 Kennedy Center Living Jazz Legend, the 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship, the 2008 Frankfurt Musikpreis, and the 2010 Nelson Rockefeller Honoree. Other honors include: Composer-In-Residence 2007- 2008 at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. His new ballet "Damas de Blanco" was recently premiered by the José Limón Dance Company, at the Central Park Summer Stage in New York. He has written 4 books, two of them in honor of Gaby, Fofo and Miliki: “The Clown and the Elephant”, for symphony orchestra. He recently wrote "The Rice and Beans Concerto" dedicated to Yo-Yo Ma, for clarinet, cello and symphony orchestra, which will be released for his 70 years old, in 2018. "El Gran Danzon" premiered for Orchestra and Flute, at the Kennedy Center.

CARLOS NÚÑEZ

The mission of CARLOS NUÑEZ is simple: to convey emotion, mystery and fascination for the ​​Celtic culture from which Núñez has built a " in tune with the Latin and Iberian world, recovering  the bagpipe, going from the Galician carol to the bolero; of Ravel and travelling from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.  It is impossible to yawn in his shows because a variety of beautiful things keep on happening when Núñez bursts onto the stage with the Irish reels together with his brother Xurxo on percussions, the guitarist Pancho Álvarez (a partner from Matto Congrio) and the Canadian violinist, dancer and showman Jon Pilatzke (member of the famous group The Chieftains). His career has reached such a level of personal and professional improvement that he cannot stand the idea of recording a new album without having a plus ultra; that proves it is a unique, special project. He is always looking for a place outside his land; that unifying thread which takes him back home, Galicia. No matter how small that thread is. If there has ever been a bag-piper who Mars put,  Carlos would find him and make a good record of it. Throughout his career he has worked with Leon Gieco, Gustavo Santaolalla, Chango Spasiuk, The Chieftains, including Ry Cooder, Jackson Browne, Luz Casal, Brazilian musicians such as Alan Stivell and Dan Ar Braz, the Israeli singer Noa, the Symphony Orchestra of Galicia, Vicente Amigo and Andalusian musicians from Morocco and gypsies from Romania among many others. Carlos is a musician who is perpetually embarked on his endless tour as Bob Dylan. He has performed live throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa and Latin America. 

ELENA ROGER

SINGER AND ACTRESS

She starred in emblematic plays of the musical comedy in London, Madrid, Broadway and Buenos Aires. Evita, Piaf, Passion, Mina Che cosa Sei, are some of her most outstanding works and for which she  obtained great recognition from the public and the press. She was nominated for the Olivier Awards with the  three works she starred in the United Kingdom; Prize obtained for her leading role in the work PIAF. In 2011, she won the Konex Award for best musical comedy actress of the decade. She ventured into the cinema industry with "La Voz"; by Sabrina Farji and then came "Un amor"; by Paula Hernández (Condor
Prize: Female Revelation), "La Vida Anterior"; by Ariel Broitman, "Otro Corazón" by Tomás Sánchez,
"Wakolda"; (Sur Award: Best Supporting Actress), "Amapola"; by Eugenio Zanetti and the recent "Nadie nos
mira" by Julia Solomonoff, premiered at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Clarín Award for
Popular Melodic Music Figure in 2010. She has shared stages with Joan Manuel Serrat, Ricky Martin,
among others. She is currently presenting "3001 Proyecto Piazzolla", nominated for DISCO DEL AÑO at
the 2017 Gardel Awards.

HORACIO LAVANDERA

PIANIST

He is an Argentinean pianist. He has performed in the most important stages of America, Europe and Japan. He has been distinguished with many awards: In 2001 he won the III Umberto Micheli International Piano Competition in Milan (Italy). He has been awarded twice with the "Best Instrumental Soloist" by the Association of Musical Critics of Argentina, awarded by Karlheinz Stockhausen in 2004, by the Konex Foundation as the most outstanding pianist of the last decade, in the "First Palau" cycle at the Palau of the Catalan-Barcelona Music, honored with the "Bicentennial Medal" by the GCBA. He has also been awarded as "Best Piano and Orchestra Performer" by the Philharmonic Orchestra de la Scala. In 2011, he was declared "Outstanding Personality of Culture" by the Legislature of the CABA. In 2013 and 2016 he won the "Gardel Award" for the "Best Classic Music Album" for his album "Chopin" and his album "In London". In 2014, he received the title of "Honorary Professor" of the National University of Rosario. Since 2010, he has worked as a conductor, in his double role as conductor and pianist.

ALEJANDRO MARMO

SCULPTOR

Alejandro Marmo was born in the Partido de Tres de Febrero, Province of Buenos Aires, on February 19, 1971 in an immigrant family formed by his Italian father and his Greek mother, descendant of Armenians. Precisely, it was during his childhood, in the smithy of his father, where he developed his taste for art that would play continuously and self-taught from his 20 years. Transform to transform. It is the simplicity and at the same time the strength of that concept that governs each of the artistic and anthropological experiences that Alejandro Marmo has been promoting for two decades. In the mid-1990s, when the industrial system was being dismantled in Argentina. It was then when Alejandro Marmo created the project "Art in the Factories" with which he took art to productive work spaces, through the creation of works for public space made with industrial waste and the participation of workers and various social sectors . The project was extrapolated to different scenarios in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Its maximum expression came with the two giant murals of Evita of the facades of the building of the Ministry of Social Development, on 9 de Julio Avenue, work of its authorship inaugurated in 2011. On the other hand, with the consent of Pope Francis, he promoted the project "The symbolism of the Church that looks to the South", through which works made with collective participation and discard material are installed, representing popular devotions of the faith. In May 2016, he inaugurated the Cultural Center "Art in the Factories" at Km. 61 of the highway, in one of the accesses to the Industrial Park of Pilar, where the world of companies, workers and art, will converge in a same space.

LIGIA AMADIO

ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR

One of the most outstanding South American conductors, nowadays. She conducted among others the following orchestras: Arpeggione Städtisches Kammerorchester, Baden-Badener Philharmonie, Ensemble Contrechamps, Filharmonia Czestochowa, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, Orkiestrę Symfoniczną Filharmonii Szczecińskiej, The Congress Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra. First woman awarded first prize in 30 years of existence of the Tokyo International Competition, in the International Competition of Santiago de Chile. Best Conductor of the Year Award, in Brazil, awarded by the Association of Art Critics of São Paulo. Carlos Gomes Prize. Citizen Niteroiense in 2003 and Comanda de la Orden del Mérito, in the degree of Grand Official in 2005, Carlos Gomes Medal, in Campinas, the “Raíces” and “Lyra a la Excelencia” awards as conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the National University of Cuyo. She was the principal conductor of the orchestras: National Symphony, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Symphony Orchestra of the National University of Cuyo, Municipal Symphony Orchestra of Campinas, Symphony Orchestra of the University of São Paulo, Brazil Philharmonic Orchestra of Mendoza. She currently conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra of Montevideo, in Uruguay.

ALEX KLEIN

OBOIST

He is a Brazilian Oboist. He studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, graduating with a Bachelor in Music and receiving an artistic diploma for his musical performance. He received several awards from around the world including one at the 1988 International Competition of Musical Performers in Geneva, Switzerland. He was the first oboist to win the first prize since Heinz Holliger. He won the 2002 Grammy for the best instrumental performance in solo with orchestra for his recording of Richard Strauss' Concerto for Oboe with Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Orchester de la Suisse Romande and the Chicago Sinfonietta. He is currently playing as a soloist and conductor, being an oboe teacher in his alma mater, the Oberlin Conservatory.

JULIE FREUNDT

SINGER, SONGWRITER, INTERPRETER

She is a singer-songwriter, interpreter, producer, creator and architect, loved and respected in Peru, whose proposal has led her to be a generational link between tradition and Afro-Peruvian and Latin fusion. Along with her 30-year prestige as an artist, is her vocation for teaching in her ACORDES School, a cultural multi-space that gathers musicians, actors, dancers and singers, to study, train, create, record, rehearse and produce within the framework of the Julie Freundt Cultural Association. She is an artist who has 13 edited productions. Her music can be found on digital platforms: spotify, itunes, cdbaby, amazon and soundcloud. Her versatility, allows her to sing from a waltz to a celebration, as well as from a bolero to a cumbia, from a trova to a Latin fusion, showing in her performance, strength, devotion and a great vocal quality combined with a beautiful stage presence.

IGNACIO ABAD

​PIANIST, COMPOSER, ARRANGER AND TEACHER

He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music (Berklee Contemporary Music). He has recorded two albums of national folk music that he has composed: "Entre sueños, una vidala" (2008),  "Nacho Abad" (2014). He worked in tours and recordings, both as a pianist and an arranger, by different countries such as Spain, Switzerland, Peru. In this same way, he worked with artists like Dyango, Patricia Sosa, Sandra Mihanovich, Jose Luis Perales, Raúl Lavié, Pasión Vega, Julie Freundt, Laura Albarracín, and for two years, until now, with Julia Zenko. Since 2015 he works as a teacher of the career of "Professional Musician" of the EMC (School of Contemporary Music-Bs as) dictating subjects such as Harmony, Audioperceptive, Musical Appreciation, Piano.

MILTON MASCIADRI

DOUBLE BASS PLAYER

He is a double bass player. He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Masciadri is a frequent recitalist and soloist with the main symphony orchestras of Europe, Asia, North America, Central America and South America. He was part of the Symphony Orchestra of Porto Alegre, Brazil. He completed his master's and doctorate under the tutelage of prominent figures such as Gary Karr, Julius Levine and Lawrence Wolfe. In 1984, he joined the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia. In 2009, this institution gave him the title: "Distinguished Professor". In 1998, he was named Artist for Peace by the UNESCO. He has given shows, master classes and workshops around the world. He has played chamber music and performed duets with artists such as George Bolet, Robert Mc Duffie, Aldo Parisot, Sidney Harth, Gary Karr and Francesco Petracchi, playing a 320-year-old Testore contrabass.

PETER DöRPINGHAUS

TRUMPET

Trumpet Soloist of the Konzerthaus Berlin.

At the age of four, he began his trumpet career. His teachers included Matthias Wagemann, Martin Wagemann and Mathias Müller. He completed his studies at the Folkwang University of Essen with Professor Uwe Köller before beginning his undergraduate studies in 2010 with Professor Jeroen Berwaerts at the HMTM Hannover. He is a multiple winner of the first national prize in Jugend Musiziert and he was a member of the Federal Youth Orchestra. After a two-year Academy with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Peter assumed the position of soloist trumpeter at the Hamburg State Opera in the 13/14 season. At the beginning of 2015, he received a third prize in the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University Contest and a scholarship from the Yamaha Music
Foundation of Europe.

VICTOR GIL SERAFINI

EDUCATIONAL DIRECTOR AND MUSICAL CONDUCTOR

He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied cello in Buenos Aires and Spain, where he got the Degree of Violoncello Professor. He was a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires, of the Chamber Orchestra of La Plata, as well as collaborating as a guest in various symphonic and chamber ensembles (Madrid Symphony Orchestra, Reina Sofía Chamber Orchestra, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Villa de Madrid Orchestra, etc.).  He has performed concerts as a soloist and as a member of various chamber groups in: Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, England, Ireland, Greece, Turkey, Romania, Portugal, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Vietnam, El Salvador and Jordan. Since 1998, he is a professor by opposition of the Music and Performing Arts Teachers; Corps in the specialty of cello. Since 2004 he was the General Coordinator of the Musical Groups of the Community of Madrid and, due to histransfer to the Ministry of Culture, he has been, from 2009 to date, the Technical Director of JORCAM (Youth Orchestra and Choir of Madrid Community). Since September 2014, he is the
musical director of the project Music of Recycling

MERCEDES GÓMEZ PARDO

PEDAGOGIC DIRECTOR

She was born in Zaragoza. She began his musical studies in Madrid and finished the Professional Guitar Degree, receiving the Extraordinary Honor Award and also obtaining an Honors Degree in Chamber Music at the Professional Conservatory of maniel. Afterwards, she finished the Superior Degree at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid, receiving an Honorable Mention. In 1998, she forms the Ottocento Duo with the guitarist César Ureña. Invited by T.V.E., they have recorded the program;La guitarra española at the Royal Palace;La Casita del Príncipe; in San Lorenzo of El Escorial. She has been the creator of the musical-literary project «El Canto de Gondal». Since 1992, she has been a professor by opposition of the Music and Performing Arts Teachers; Corps in the specialty of guitar. She has worked as a Coordinator of the Childrens Choir of the Community of Madrid. From 2009 to date, she is the Teacher Coordinator of JORCAM. Since 2014, she has been the pedagogical director of the Music for Recycling; project, which is sponsored by Ecoembes. This is a social project that brings together espect for the environment with music education and that takes place in educational centers and childrens homes, with 90 children at risk of social exclusion.

EDUARDO VASSALLO

VIOLONCELLO

He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a founding member of the String Quartet of L.R.A. National Radio; violoncello soloist of the National Symphony Orchestra of the Argentine Republic and member of the Camerata Lysy Gstaad (Switzerland). He has lived in England since 1989, where he is a violoncello soloist at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He holds the Chair of Violoncello at the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester) and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He is the founder and artistic director of the "Cello Latin American Festivals". Since 2014, he is part of FEMUSC (Music Festival of Santa Catarina, Brazil). He recorded for the music labels EMI, DECCA, Claves, Irco, Somm and ASV.

BLESSING CHIMANGA AND DREAMS BAND

PLAYER, SINGER AND PERCUSSIONIST

Blessing Chimanga is an international acclaimed artist as a marimba player, singer, songwriter and percussionist from Zimbabwe. He's been touring world wide (Asia, Europe, North & South America, Africa) with his own African bands as well as with intercultural projects as musical ambassador of Zimbabwe, e.g. Zimboita, Kunzwana #1 or Mama Africa. Blessing's music is marked by a unique sound produced out of his virtuos marimba playing and the true strong rhythms of Africa. The main attraction of the act is the high African energy live on stage, but also the outstanding entertaining talent of Blessing Chimanga. The lyrics of the songs are in English and Shona (Zimbabwean main local language). Blessing is currently one of the fastest raising musicians of his country and performed internationally at many well known festivals, a.o. HIFA (ZW), Global Isai Festival (India), Barefeet Festival (Zambia), Iguazu En Concieto (ARG), Glatt & Verkehrt (A) . He is a music director, marimba coach, life coach and a sort  after music producer for live concerts and musicals. He is popularly known as the ENERGY MACHINE. Powerfull Afro Jazz and Soul Power.

LUIS FERNANDO RUIZ

FRENCH HORN

He is a soloist of French horn, he plays Chamber Music, he is a Pedagogue, a Conductor, an arranger and a Venezuelan Composer. He was trained in the System of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela under the tutelage of Maestro José Antonio Abreu. He was a horn player soloist of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela for 30 years, where he had a brilliant career of concerts and recordings. He is currently the leader of the Steering Committee of the Venezuela National School of Horn and professor of the Central Chair. He has had an active participation in activities with the quintet of the Berlin Philharmonic, Empire Brass Quintet, London Brass, among other important groups. He is a trainer of youth orchestras in Latin America, Norway, Korea, and Japan. He has been Chief in musical missions of the C.A.F. He is a successful arranger and composer of works of international relevance. In May 2018, he appeared as the director of his own works in charge of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra in Caracas.

GERMAN CLAVIJO

VIOLA

He has been the first Argentine citizen to be a stable member of the London Symphony Orchestra, since 2009. He completed his training in Buenos Aires and in London. He held master classes at the Banff Center for the Arts in Canada. He was awarded in the Chartered Surveyors Company String Quartet Competition, the Dorothy Adams Prize, the Gerard Heller String Quartet Competition and the Pyramyd Award granted by the Deutsche Bank. He has recorded for ATC Argentina, WFMT Radio, Chicago in the US, Classic FM and the BBC in the United Kingdom and RTVE and TVE in Spain. He is the founder and artistic director of the Ensemble Instrumental of Granada. For ten years, he has been a viola soloist in the Granada City Orchestra (Spain) and in the European Union Chamber Orchestra. He has collaborated with the orchestra of the Royal Opera House in London, London Sinfonietta, Ensemble Modern, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic. He is the Artistic Director of the Festival of the 7 Lakes in the Argentinean Patagonia and the ALEPH Orchestra in the United Kingdom. He is a Teacher at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London.

ALBERT MORA

FLUTE

Flute soloist in the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona , Spain. A graduate from the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, under Professor Paul Meisen, while in Munich he took decisive musical inspiration from Sergiu Celibidache. He also studied with Barthold Kuijken, Robert Aitken, György Sebök and Jean-Pierre Rampal. He was member of many Contemporary Music Ensemble, and the National Classical Orchestra of Andorra. He has played in the Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra, Castile-León Orchestra, Teatre Lliure Orchestra, Barcelona 216, Cadaqués Orchestra, and recently the Qatar Philharmonic and Wiener Staatsoper (Wiener Philarmoniker). He has conducted the Gèrminans Youth Orchestra and has taught at the Catalonia National Youth Orchestra, Gran Teatre del Liceu Orchestra Academy and L’Escola de Música de Barcelona, as well as being artistic director of the Barcelona Chamber Philharmonic. He colaborate at Festival de Salzburgo 2017 with  Salzburger  Orchester Solisten,&  Nagano Philharmonic  in Japan He has several recordings on CD.

SIMON BERNARDINI

VIOLIN

Simon Bernardini first learned to play piano before he switched to the violin. During his studies in music he was trained as a conductor as well as a violinist. He was a concertmaster (leader) of the Orchestre National de Lyon and the Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, as well as of the Juilliard Orchestra before earning a scholarship to the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Orchestra Academy in 2000, two years later becoming a permanent member of the orchestra. As a soloist and chamber musician, he is a regular visitor to renowned festivals and leading concert halls all over the world. Since his debut in 1999 at the festival Musical d’Automne de Jeunes Interprètes, he has been sought after internationally as a conductor, and the violinist has also directed members of the Berliner Philharmoniker: in 2008 at a family concert and in 2009 at the Usedom Music Festival. In addition, Simon Bernardini, who has been a tutor since 2005 at the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, gives master courses at several international festivals.

VIKTOR MURADOV

He was born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, in a family of musicians. At the age of  7, he began his violin studies at the music school of that city, with his parents. In 1984, he completed these studies, and four years later he finished the High School of Music. In 1989, he entered the National Conservatory of Georgia and studied violin with professors Batiashvili and Vardeli, members of the National Quartet, graduating in 1994. In 1983, he won the second prize of the Violin Competition in Tbilisi and in the following year he won the special prize in the Student Competition of the School of Music. He has performed solo concerts with the National Orchestra of Georgia of which he was a member of the first violins from 1988 to 1994. From that year to 2001 he joined the first violin line of the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, touring Europe, as well as with the Chamber Orchestra of the Georgia Festival. From 1988 to 2001 he worked as a violin teacher at the Music School N° 10 Aram Khatchaturian, in Georgia. Since 2001, he is an Assistant Concertmaster of the Salta Symphony Orchestra. Since July 2015, he began to work as Interim Concertino. In that same year, he joined the String Quartet  I Musicisti. He was a concertmaster of the Camerata del Norte, during 2001 and 2002. He works as an Artistic Director, violin teacher and Director of the Jujuy Camerata in the Jujuy Youth and Children´s Orchestra System. He is a violin teacher at the José Lo Giúdice School of Music in Salta. Since 2008, he has been the concertmaster of the U.C.A.S.A.L Camerata. From July 2009, he has formed the Camerata Stradivarius, together with Professor Inga Iordanishvili. He has recorded more than 200 CDs with the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra with the signature Sony Classic, participating with musicians such as Rostropovich, Bashment, Kremer, Legrand, Djansug Kachidze, among others. He toured with this same group around France, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Turkey and Switzerland, among other places. He has regularly performed chamber music activities together with the chamber music department of the IMD starting in 2007 with different ensembles such as duos, trios and other chamber  groups, playing in venues such as: Sala del Banco Santander in Buenos Aires (2012), Usina del Arte (2013) and at the International Festival of Ushuaia 2015. Since 2009, he regularly participates as a soloist and as a backup musician with the Symphony Orchestra of Antofagasta, where he also plays an important role as a teacher. From 2012, he gives concerts as a Director together with the Camerata of the OSIJS. In December 2013, he received an award for his hard work during 25 years in the public administration both in his homeland and in the Province of Salta. He is currently an interim Concertmaster of Salta Symphony Orchestra.

INGA IORDANISCHVILI

She was born in Tbilisi city, Republic of Georgia. He integrated the National Symphony Orchestra and the Camerata Tbilisi, among others. She was named a soloist of Filarmonía (Association of soloists in Georgia). Since 2001, he has been part of the Salta Symphony Orchestra, where she is currently a Soloist of the second violins. She continued her teaching work training violinists in various fields. Violin Teacher and Coordinator of High Strings in the Jujuy Youth and Children´s Orchestra System (SOJ). President, Director and Founder of the Orchestra and the Camerata Stradivari FOUNDATION. BACHELOR’S DEGREE Professor of the Violin Chair at the Catholic University of Salta. DIRECTOR of the Orquesta La Tempestad of CPPS. She is a winner of the Mujer 2018 Award, given by the Padre Martearena Foundation in the Culture category - Camerata Stradivari. Students of Inga Iordanishvili today, are members with positions won by INTERNATIONAL contest of the SALTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA as well as winners of Philarmonic Berlin Scholarships. 

RICHARD ALONSO

TUBA

He was born in Colombia, where he started his musical activity in the Symphonic Band of the Diocesan Seminary School. In 2007, he entered the Musical Studies Career at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, where he studied Tuba. In 2009, he moved to Argentina, where he currently lives; there he attended his advanced studies on Tuba Chair of the Superior Conservatory of Music Manuel de Falla;. He graduated from the Orchestral Academy of the Higher Institute of Art of Colón Theater. He is currently continuing his musical training in Argentina and Germany. He has won several competitions for Young Performers, among which stand out: Young Soloists-Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1 st Contest of Interpretation of Metal Instruments-International Festival Trombonanza. He is currently advancing the multidisciplinary project “poetic Impressions, music in the body of words” with the actress Claudia Correa and the harpist Marcela Méndez and he is doing a chamber music project together with the pianist Ana Laura Soria. In the academic and teaching field, he has been a substitute professor at the Manuel de Falla Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of the Course for instruments of metal grave, Trombonanza and he has assisted as a teacher in several courses for brass instruments in Colombia and Argentina. He is frequently invited as a Tuba player by symphonic orchestras in Argentina, Germany and Colombia. He is currently the Principal Soloist of Tuba of the Stable Orchestra of the Teatro Argentino de la Plata and a Tuba player hired by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires–Colón Theater.

MIGUEL SÁNCHEZ

TROMBONIST

He began his trombone studies with his father Ángel Sánchez and, at the same time, at the conservatory Juan José Landaeta, Itinerant Conservatory Carlos Alegría, later at the university institute of musical studies IUDEM and he finished his studies in Paris, France, at the Conservatoire Superior de Paris ( CNR), obtaining the "Tres Bien" mention. As a teacher he has taught at the Simón Bolívar Music Conservatory, National University of Arts; Professor in the national orchestra system and founder of the Latin American Academy of trombones in Caracas, Venezuela. He is currently the principal trombone of the orchestra of the National University of San Juan and full professor of the trombone chair. As a soloist he has performed in Europe, North America and South America. He was the principal trombonist of the Simón Bolívar orchestra of Venezuela, Symphonic Orchestra of Venezuela, Orchestra Francais Alberic Manard, Ensamble Sure Mesure. He is also a winner of the Leopold Bellan music and dramatic art competition. He is working on his third album entitled Nostalgia for trombone and piano with Latin music. He is an exclusive artist of the French brand Antoine Courtois & Buffet Group.

Tukuta Gordillo

He was born in Maimará, Jujuy. He builds his own instruments; he joins his voice in songs that require the word in Quechua, Spanish and Aymara. He was part of the music group of maestro Jaime Torres for 12 years, with whom he records 5 CDs. With him, they bring Andean music to important stages of the world: Consergebaun de Amsterdam, Alt Oper and the Opera de Frankfurt, Liderhalle de Stutgargt. In January 1978 they travel around the U.S.S.R. Soviet Union, giving concerts in the most important theaters of several cities of Russia. With Maestro Torres, he recorded the work Concierto de los Andes, premiered at the Bolssoi Theater in Moscow and the Colón Theater in Buenos Aires. At the end of 2017 he participates in "De Antiguas Razas" together with Domingo Cura. With Jaime Dávalos and other notable people from the popular culture of Jujuy, they make a 2-month tour in Japan with the pianist Eduardo Lagos. For 14 years, he travels to the East to teach the building of instruments, styles and sound of the Andes in different universities, schools and clubs. He records the masterpiece of Argentinean popular music: La Misa Criolla, at La Misión Dolores in San Francisco California, USA. They present this magnificent creation in the Nervi Hall of the Vatican, as well as in The Roind Point in Dublin, The Philharmonic in Berlin, Colonia, Munich, the Frankfurt Opera, The Palais de Congres in Paris, the Austria Center in Vienna, the Linco1n Center and the Carneguie Hall in New York, the Coven Garden in London, in Colon Theater and in the Luna Park in Buenos Aires, celebrating 50 years of the work. 

SOJ - System of Infant Juvenile Orchestras of Jujuy.

CONDUCTOR: SERGIO JURADO

Since 2000, this system has transformed the musical and cultural reality of the Province of Jujuy, Argentina. It has 17 orchestral groups formed according to the ages of their more than 700 members, the level of each one and its geographical location, in the cities of San Salvador de Jujuy, Maimará, Purmamarca, Lipán and La Quiaca.

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CHOIR OF CHILDREN OF THE COLÓN THEATER- ARGENTINA

CONDUCTOR: CESAR BUSTAMANTE

The Choir of Children of Colón Theater participates in the plays programmed in each season by the institution, either if they are interventions in the operas or in the symphonic-choral concerts. It also makes presentations in other places, responding to invitations from various cultural institutions with a varied choral a cappella repertoire. The formation and the experience that the members of the Choir obtain through the consequent performance of this activity, result in the promotion of early vocations, which in many cases, lead to valuable artistic careers as professional singers or in other musical fields.

BALLET OF THE INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE ARTES OF COLÓN THEATER- ARGENTINA

DIRECTORr: TATIANA FESENKO

The Instituto Superior de Arte promotes excellence, with the main objective of forming artists of the highest level such as those that Colón Theater (Argentina) requires. Outstanding singers, dancers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, opera musical instructors and characterizers have emerged from its classrooms.

ORCHESTRA GPA BRASIL

DIRECTORS: RENATA JAFFE AND DANIEL MISIUK

This orchestra has done more than 300 presentations in Brazil, Latin America, the U.S.A. and Europe. The children and young musicians, and also its director, brimmed with virtuosity and joy. It should be noted their learning system: the Jaffé Method, in which children learn to play music in a group, directly in the orchestra and through classes and collective rehearsals.

INFANT JUVENILE PHILHARMONIC OCHESTRA OF PERU

DIRECTOR: LILA MILAGROS ARROYO TORRES

The Infant Juvenile Philharmonic Orchestra of Peru is made up of children of school age coming from different districts of Lima and other provinces.

They have a wide musical repertoire, emphasizing Peruvian music that they take to various national and international stages accompanied by the outstanding Peruvian singer Julie Freundt, to whom the members of the Philharmonic Orchestra have special respect and affection.

The Philharmonic Orchestra is Licenser of the Peru Brand, and seeks to always give the best of the Peruvian repertoire in Infant Juvenile Orchestral format to International stages.

MUSIC OF RECYCLING-SPAIN

Taking as a source of inspiration the Orchestra of recycled instruments from Cateura (Paraguay), Ecoembes has launched, for the first time in Spain, the social project Music of Recycling. This project aims to offer musical training to children at risk of social exclusion, educating them in values and favoring their personal improvement. It also raises the awareness about the importance of recycling for the environment by constructing their own recycled instruments.

H2O Sounds of the Earth Orchestra

Paraguayan group that arises as a project thought to give environmental education through music. That is why all its instruments are made of reused materials related to water, such as bottles, containers, hoses, pipes, funnels, etc. The Orchestra was declared as "Artists for Peace" by the UNESCO. The orchestra performed together with Berta Rojas and Paquito de Rivera at the Central Bank of Paraguay, at the Red Carpet of the 2012 American Music Awards, at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, at the 2014 Libertadores Cup Draw, as well as with the singer and American environmentalist Jack Johnson during the first green concert in Paraguay, and he also recorded a digital disc with national Paraguayan rock bands.

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