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Gerardo Mendez

Viola

Gerardo Mendez was born in Morelia, Mexico and studied viola at the Conservatorio de las Rosas with Maestra Gellya Dubrova before gaining a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music under Jonathan Barritt. Gerardo has previously held positions as co-principal of the Michoacan State Symphony orchestra and principal of the University of Michoacan chamber orchestra and has recently taken part in concerts with different RCM Historical Performance ensembles in the UK and France while having lessons with Pablo de Pedro Cano and Annette Isserlis. Gerardo is grateful to be supported in his studies by the H.M.D. Meyer Violin Prize.