About Us

Simón Gollo

The Founder and Artistic Director of the Nuevo Mundo Festival and Academy, has a recognized career in prestigious scenarios such as the Chamber Society of Philadelphia, 92Y- Kaufmann Concert Hall (NY), Chamber Music Society of Detroit, National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), Bolívar Hall (London), Teatro Teresa Carreño (Caracas, Venezuela).

Simón Gollo is a gifted and committed pedagogue who keeps a very busy teaching schedule. This includes invitations to teach masterclasses around the world. He is regularly invited by professor Naoko Tanaka to the precollege department of Julliard School of Music in N.Y.

Award-winning Swiss-Venezuelan violinist, Simon Gollo, 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 Concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne, Patrick Genet from the Sine Nomine Quartet, Anne Bauer from the Conservatoire de Musique Neuchâtelois, and violinist Gabor Takacs. Mr. Gollo has also participated in masterclasses given by members of the Amadeus, Bartok, and Sine Nomine Quartets as well as violin masters Alexander Kerr, Naoko Tanaka, Tibor Varga, Ana Chumachenko and Igor Bezrodny.

Since 2012 Simón Gollo has been a member of the Dali String Quartet, and he is regularly invited by the St. Luke's Orchestra in NY and several chamber music ensembles as Classical Jam, Camerata Nordica, International Chamber Soloists for tours and concerts given at the Carnegie hall in NYC or Cadogan Hall (London, UK – BBC Proms Festival).

In 2015 Simón Gollo joined La Catrina String Quartet.

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