OUR MUSIC TEACHERS
Vov Dylan - violin
A full time professional Solo Violinist and Leader for over 20 years. With a performance profile that has seen Vov nominated for Australian Instrumental Entertainer of the Year in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. For many years Vov has run his own Orchestra and his shows frequently tour to sold out houses in Theatres and Clubs throughout the East Coast of Australia.
Vov boasts a performing repertoire that covers Classical through to Jazz and contemporary where he gets booked to perform in all genres including a Classical recital at the Sydney Opera House with Panos Karan (which was sold out) through to performing as a cabaret artist on boutique international Cruise Ships.
He has recorded 12 studio albums released by Fanfare Classics and distributed via Sony Music These are available in most JB HiFi, Sanity and other physical sale outlets in Australia and New Zealand.
Pedro Gomez Briceño - violin, viola
Between 2007 and 2015 he was part of the Venezuelan National System of Orchestras ¨El Sistema¨ núcleo ¨Paraguaná¨ and the ¨ Conservatorio musical del Estado Falcón¨, receiving violin and viola lessons with orchestral and pedagogical practice. In turn, he held positions as principal of the second violins and Viola sections, in orchestras such as the ¨ Sinfónica de Paraguaná and ¨Juvenil Regional del Estado Falcón¨.
In 2013, he was admitted to the viola chair by Professor Adriana Virgüez Cruz at the Mozarteum Caracas School of Music and was also appointed as violin and viola teacher at the ¨Conservatorio musical del Estado Falcón¨, Later he was appointed as Viola teacher in ¨El Sistema¨. In 2015, he moved to Maracaibo where he continued his teaching work at the ¨ Núcleo San Francisco¨ of ¨El Sistema¨ and performed chamber and soloist music with the ¨ Capilla musical Ricercare¨.
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Renzo Luis Carranza Perez
Master in Classical Guitar Interpretation, graduated from the University of Alicante (2018) Bachelor of Education, Direction and Musical Interpretation with a specialty in Guitar, graduated from the Art Institute of the San Martin de Porres University (2014). He currently works as a guitar soloist and musician concert guitarist in “Lima trio”, he is also a professor in the Chair of Classical Guitar and conductor of the String Instrument Ensemble of the Art Institute of the San Martín de Porres University (USMP - Peru). He performed concerts in Spain, Uruguay, Ecuador, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and within it. He was a soloist with the BRITÁNICO Symphony Orchestra (Peru), the Red Musical Orchestra (Peru) and the Berisso School Orchestra (Argentina). He was Jury in the Seminar and International Guitar Competition of Peru in the VI and VII edition (2016 - 2017).
Lucy French - cello
Masanori Taniguchi - cello, conductor
Masanori Taniguchi is an accomplished cellist, music educator, and entrepreneur. Taniguchi received his Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) in Chronobiology from Kyoto University, and also holds Master of Music (MM) and Graduate Performance Diploma (GPD) in Cello Performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Taniguchi began to play the piano at age 4 and started to play the cello at age 18 when he joined Kyoto University Symphony Orchestra. After various musical experiences including orchestra conducting, Taniguchi decided to pursue music as a career when he was 23 years old. Taniguchi has appeared in many renowned orchestras such as Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, and he has also joined many concert tours such as a national concert tour produced by Joe Hisaishi in 2003.