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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Montevideo, Uruguay
1st place, and Audience Award, Wind Section, The 15th Tokyo Music Competition 2017

Musical Study Experiences

2001-09: Musicians Degree Course, Montevideo Conservatory
2008: Intern for “El Sistema” Orchestra (Venezuela)
2007-16: Clarinet Master Class and private lessons by Karl Leister, Wenzel Fuchs, Paul Meyer and others
Chamber music lessons by Sergio Azzolini, Daniel Sepec and others
2012-13: Studied at Hochschule für Musik in Basel (Switzerland) under Francois Benda
2013-14: Studied at the University of Geneva (Switzerland) under Romain Guyot and earned Masters of Performance


Studied under Francois Benda, Markus Forrer and Roamin Guyot

Awards History

2014 1st Place, the 7th AudiMozart! International Competition (Rovereto, Italy)
2015 2nd Place, the 26th Japan Woodwind Competition (Hyogo)
2016 Associazione Mozart Italia, Lifetime Honorary Member (Trieste, Italy)
1st Place, the 12th International Clarinet Competition “Saverio Mercadante” (Bari, Italy)
2nd Place, Woodwind Category, the 17th Osaka International Music Competition (Osaka)
2nd Place, the 53rd Naniwa Performing Arts Festival (Osaka)

Musical Careers

2007 Became a member of the Tango Orquestra ‘Destaoriya' led by Grammy Award winning Raul Jaurena
2009-11 Became a member of Montevideo Symphonic Band (Uruguay)
2010 Made guest appearances in the Uruguay National Orchestra's Chamber Music Orchestra
Broadcast on national radio playing Brahms' chamber music cycle for Clarinet
2015 Released first album “Alone & Together” with Pianist Javier Bezzato in Switzerland, Uruguay and Japan
Held a North America Tour and Europe Tour
2014-17 Assistant principal clarinet of Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra
2017 Trial Period as principal clarinet of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra (New Zealand)


Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 & No. 2
Debussy: Rhapsody No. 1 for Clarinet
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Rossini: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet
Piazolla: Contemplacion y Danza
Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto
Spohr: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 and No. 4
Finzi: Clarinet Concerto
Artie Shaw: Clarinet Concerto
J. Stamitz: Clarinet Concerto
R. Strauss: Romance (Clarinet and Orchestra)
F. Krommer: Clarinet Concerto in E-flat major, Op.36
K. Stamitz: Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in B-flat major
Music in Classical, contemporary, Romantic, and Baroque eras; Tango and Jazz

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