Oboist of the month: Jaime González
August has arrived and we already have our oboist of the month.
Do you want to know him?
We introduce you to Jaime González.
Jaime González is member of the renowned ensemble recherche since 2000. He became founder in 1995 of the Arundo Ensemble Freiburg in which he is dedicated to baroque and classical music.
Since 2009, Jaime González has been in charge of the Oboe Chair at the University of Arts in Bern (Switzerland).
He began his studies in 1989 in Chile with Ramón Venegas, continuing with Enrique Peña. In 1994 he travels to Germany where he is perfected with Hans Elhorst, Thomas Indermühle and Heinz Holliger.
He has been awarded in international competitions, such as Bayreuth (Germany), Asti (Italy) and Mannheim (Germany) and has received the “Gustav Scheck Music Prize” from the Commerzbank Foundation and the “Museumsgesellschaft” prize in Freiburg.
He also received a scholarship from the University of Chile, the Friends of the Municipal Theater of Santiago and the Youth Orchestras Foundation of Chile. Jaime González performs as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestra musician in renowned ensembles in Europe, Asia and America with a repertoire that ranges from early baroque to today.
He has taught at the Oboe International Course in Javea (Spain), at the international courses in Darmstadt (Germany). He also teaches at the Akademie Ensemble in Freiburg (Germany) and he is a guest teacher at numerous music colleges around the world. Jaime González was several years assistant of Thomas Indermühle in the superior school of music of Karlsruhe.
He regularly teaches summer courses in Spain and Italy and has done numerous masterclasses in cities such as Kiev, Moscow, Lemberg, Tbilisi, Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Curitiba and Bogotá.
He has numerous recordings for radio and television for labels such as Arte, WDR, Kairos, Coviello, Sony BMG, Mode Records, AEON, Stradivarius, Genuin etc. They are testimony of his work.
A great professional valued greatly by our team in Medina Reeds.
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