We cannot be happier to welcome Simon Gollo, a renowned Swiss-Venezuelan violinist with an international career as chamber music player, soloist and conductor. Simon will be performing at the CPI Concert Series, as well as teaching and collaborating with students from the Collaborative Piano Institute 2018 in recitals and masterclasses.
Mr. Gollo has performed with international figures such as Alessio Bax, Richard Young (Vermeer Quartet), Miguel Dasilva (Ysaye Quartet), Ricardo Morales, Dmitri Berlinsky, Randolph Kelly, John Novacek, Mihai Marica, Yura Lee, and Jacob Koranyi, among many others. He has played as soloist in prestigious venues: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (Philadelphia, USA), 92Y- Kaufmann Concert Hall (NY, USA), Chamber Music Society of Detroit, National Gallery of Art (Washington DC, USA), Bolivar Hall (London, UK), Teatro Teresa Carreño (Caracas, Venezuela), Auditorio Blas Galindo (Mexico City, Mexico), and the Teatro Mayor (Bogota, Colombia).
He earned degrees from the Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve, Switzerland, and the Conservatoire Superieur et Academie de Musique Tibor Varga in Sion, Switzerland. His teachers include Gyula Stuller, Anne Bauer, Patrick Genet, and Gabor Takaçs.
Simon Gollo is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at New Mexico State University (NMSU), Conductor of the NMSU Philharmonic, and a member of the Reveron Piano Trio. He is also the associate concertmaster and Education Director for the Classical Music Institute (CMI) in San Antonio. TX.