Claudia Montero; Double Grammy Winner in Valencia

Valencia attracts all sorts of talent, including Claudia Montero, who was born in Buenos Aires, and started her musical education at the Alberto Ginastera Conservatory in Buenos Aires, graduating in Musical Pedagogy and Composition.

In 2014, her Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra was awarded the Latin Grammy Best Classical Contemporary Composition, the first of two.

Among the prestigious orchestras she has played with are The Chamber Orchestra of Buenos Aires, Crescendo Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of the Honorable Congress of the Nation, Jerez Chamber Orchestra, Pau Casals Orchestra, Paris Sinfonietta, Maganos Quintet (Italy), Almus Quartet (Spain), Kamer Quartet, duo Barrenechea-Head (Mexico-Spain), Billroth String Quartet, Floraleda Sacchi (harp), José Luis Ruiz del Puerto (guitar), Il Concerto academic, Quatre U, Trio Luminar (Argentina), Brouwer Trio, Wolfgang & Cuarteto Latinoamericano Weigel, American String Quartet, Symphony Neuquén, Sinfonieorchester Kusel, Orchestra of the University Hsinchu (Taiwan) University Orchestra of Taipei), Turin Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra from Salta, Tucumán Symphony Orchestra, and the Rosario Symphony Orchestra.

Since 2002 she has lived in Valencia, where she completed the Aesthetics and Musical Creativity’s Master. She’s currently working on her doctoral thesis at the University of Valencia, based on the influence of Tango and Folklore in the Argentinian Academy Music.

She is the President and Founder of the Women in the Arts Association in Valencia, where she works for the promotion and dissemination of the works of Women in the Arts, performing concerts and giving lectures. She’s a member of the IAWM (International Alliance Women in Music) and Women in Music (Spain).

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