Santiago Molina Gimbernat

Classical Guitar

Mexican and Spanish from nationality born in Cancun Quintana Roo Mexico the April 30 from 1992.  He began studying guitar at the age of 12, in 2008 later he joined the Faculty of Music of the University of Veracruz guitar option under the tutelage of serveral teachers like Enrique Salmerón, Consuelo Bolio, Cutberto Córdova Nieto and later with the teacher Alfredo Sanchez Oviedo. He has honed his execution with alternate formation of some teachers such as: Sebastian Guigui or Alejandro Mora

 

In 2014 he got accepted by the Universität Mozarteum in the "Bachelorstudium" in guitar performance in Salzburg Austria under the tutelage of Prof. Laura Young and then with the Prof. Eliot Fisk

 

He has taken several courses with teachers such like: Zsofia Boros (Italy-Hungary), Claudio Marcotulli (Italy), Jorge Luis Zamora (Cuba) , Horacio Franco (Mexico), Cecilio Perera (Mexico), Pablo Garibay (Mexico) Oman Kaminsky (Mexico), Remi Boucher ( Canada), Massimo Gatta (Italy), Scott Hill (Canada),) Kostas Tosidis (Greece), Laura Young (Canada)

 

He has performed several concerts in Mexico, United States, Austria and Germany.

 

He was awarded by the Development Program for Youth in 2009, to perform several concerts throughout the state of Quintana Roo in its "Senda de seis cuerdas" project. In 2012 holds his "vapor de seis cuerdas strings" project in the category of Artistic Development by the PECDA in Quintana Roo and offered several concerts in Durango, Veracruz and Quintana Roo (Mexico).  Between 2011 and 2013 he participated as a guest musician on the Guitar Orchestra of Xalapa, offering numerous concerts. As well, he has been awarded in several final competitions in Mexico, Austria and Croatia.


He has participated as soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of Xalapa and Xalapa Guitar Orchestra playing the Concierto del Sur by Manuel M. Ponce and also has performed recently the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo.

 

Since 2018, he takes part of the Yehudi Menuhin´s proyect called "Live music now Augsburg"  which brings music to people with difficult situations.

 

His repertoire if focused on these days on the music by the Mexican Composer Manuel Maria Ponce.

 

Recently he works together with the german guitarist Isabella Selder on the project "Molina Guitar Duo", in which the connection with music and literature is the main focus. With this focus they propose a special program with original arrangement from works which are original for piano, harpsichord or orquestra.