Spanish guitarist Maria Camahort completed her Undergraduate Studies in Classical Performance in ESMUC (Barcelona). In july 2010 she completed with Distinction her Master's Degree at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After finishing her studies, Maria Camahort was granted the Guildhall Artists Fellowship, 2010/2011 which has been renewed for the current academic year 2011/2012.
As a performer, she is particularly interested in the field of chamber music, specially in creative and collaborative performances, being involved in many different projects such as Quartet Galiu, The Voice of Strings, Tango Magnètic, Farsa Moneda, Maria Camahort & Jamie McCredie, and many different duets with guitar, cello, flute, voice, violin, double bass, etc. In the field of Music theatre, Maria Camahort was part of the orchestra in Fernando PInho's production of The Last Five Year at Barbican Pit Theatre (April 2010).
Maria Camahort has also created and directed her own artistic projects, such as "Guitar and Poetry" (June 2008),"Spanish Composers; the influence of the Traditional Music" (July 2010; upcoming performances on 2011-2012), and the UK Premiere of F. Gasull's compositions (April 2011).
Since 2005, Maria has performed in several festivals such as ILAMS London Classical Guitar festival, City of London Festival, or International Conservatoire Week Festival (Glazunov Hall, St Petersburg). She has performed in concert halls of many cities, such as Barcelona, Madrid, Saint Petesburg, Warsaw, Cracow, Sevilla, Valencia, Oxford, etc. In London, she has performed in venues as Bolivar Hall, St Luke's, The Forge, Silk Street Theatre, Bishopsgate Institute, Barbican Centre (Pit Theatre), Kings Place and St Martin in the Fields, among others.
Maria Camahort has recently been awarded a LUKAS Award 2011 in the category of Musician of the Year, in recognition of her contribution to Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese music in the UK.
Name: Maria Camahort
Lives in: London, England