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Maria Rubio Navarro

Spain

Beginning her musical studies at the ‘Sociedad Musical de Alboraya’ in her hometown, with Gabriel Diago as a horn teacher, she then moved to the Conservatorio Superior de Música ‘Joaquín Rodrigo’ in Valencia where she got her degree under J. Rosell, with the highest marks and a ‘Premio de Honor’.

Beginning her musical studies at the ‘Sociedad Musical de Alboraya’ in her hometown, with Gabriel Diago as a horn teacher, she then moved to the Conservatorio Superior de Música ‘Joaquín Rodrigo’ in Valencia where she got her degree under J. Rosell, with the highest marks and a ‘Premio de Honor’.

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After graduating she moved to Germany to the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Freiburg i.B. to study with Bruno Schneider, where she got her postgraduate degree with the highest marks. While she was in Germany she won a scholarship from the ‘Alexander von Humboldt’ Foundation and another one from the Valencian Community government. Maria was also selected to represent the College at The Mendelssohn Competition where she won the Förderung Prize.

Back in Spain, she further developed her knowledge and skills on natural and modern horn with Javier Bonet. 

She has won several competition awards in Spain and internationally, such as Mendelssohn Hochschulwettbewerb in Berlin, and ‘Città di Porcia’.

Maria plays often as a soloist and gives masterclasses in Spain and abroad, such as in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, at Youth Orchestra of Spain (JONDE) and at the Youth orchestra of Valencia (JORVAL) among others. She is also a member of ‘Quintet Cuesta’ and ‘Dreisam Ensemble’.

With regard to her orchestral career, she has been invited as a solo horn player on several programmes with Berliner Philharmoniker and has often played in many orchestras in Spain like Orquestra Ciutat de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao, Orquestra de Cadaqués.

Currently she has released her first solo CD “Se hace saber”, some of the pieces included are written for Maria.

In 2000 she joined the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid (Teatro Real) and in 2002 she was appointed principal horn at the Orquesta de València.

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