An amazingly rich and colorful musical and cultural encounter, from south of our border. Mexican piano virtuoso, Fernando Saint Martin will curate exciting dance rhythms and musical impressions from famous Hispanic composers including, Miguel Bernal Jimenez, Samuel Zyman, and Arturo Márquez, to bring a refreshing new dimension to chamber music.
Fernando Saint Martin de Maria y Campos holds a Bachelor in Piano Performance from Escuela Superior de Música del INBA in México, where he graduated with honors. He also holds a Masters Degree in Music Performance from Schulich School of Music, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. While studying at McGill, he was awarded the Zoya Solod Memorial and Schulich scholarships. He currently he holds a teaching position at Facultad de Música at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
In México he was awarded with the Scholarship for Foreign Studies and also the Grant for Performers of Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. Fernando has also won first prize at the Escuela Superior de Música and La Fête de la Musique piano competition, at the French Institute of Latin-America, as well as other competitions.
Fernando has collaborated as a soloist with the MAV Symphony Orchestra, Danube Obuda Orchestra, Northern Lights Orchestra, Euro Sinfonietta Wien, the Eduardo Mata Youth Orchestra, Michoacán Symphonic Orchestra, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo Symphonic Orchestra, Aguascalientes Symphonic Orchestra, Querétaro Philharmonic Orchestra, Universidad de Guanajuato Symphonic Orchestra, Yucatán symphony Orchestra, among others, and has participated in numerous music festivals such as the Colonia Festival, Piano la Rioja Festival, Camarissima Festival, Festival Internacional Cervantino, Interfaz Festival and the Northern Lights Festival.