Clara Lorenzo

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Violinist from Spain

She was born in Almeria, Spain on the 14th of March in 1990. She began her musical studies at the age of eight with Tamara Amirkanyan and Berdj Papazian. In 2012 she started to study at the Ángel Barrios Conservatoire of Granada, Spain. In 2012 she finished her degree with honors at the Bonifacio Gil Conservatoire of Badajoz with the teacher Olga Vilkomirskaia obtaining the highest mark and the honorary award from the strings deputy. Since 2013 she is doing her masters of solo performance at the Royal conservatoire of Scotland with the teacher Andrea Gajic. She has taken part of several masterclasses from Leland Chend, Vladimir Dmitrienco, Daniel Rowland, Michael Thomas and Jacqueline Thomas (Brodsky quartet) Clara has won the First prize in the John Mclnulty prizes for orchestral string playing at the RCS. She obtained a scolarship from the RCS and The Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust. As orchestral player she was student/extra worker of the Extemadura Symphony Orchestra and Leader of the Youth Extremadura Symphony Orchestra. In 2015 she has taken part of the BBCSSO and RSNO Apprenticeship Scheme. As an active chamber music player she is member of the Azul piano quintet which was finalist in Governors chamber competition and recorded the Shostakovich´s quintet. Also she is the first violin of the Rossignol string quartet which is going to perform in the Richard Carne Competition in London to represent the RCS.

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