Núria Comorera Nosàs
Núria Comorera Nosàs, born in 1999, started playing the cello at the age of 3 in Barcelona, Spain. She started learning music following the Suzuki method and continued her musical education with Professor Cristoforo Pestalozzi.
In 2017, when she was 17 years old, Núria was accepted with a full scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music, in New York City, where she studied in the studio of Professor Philippe Muller.
In the US, she continued and completed her studies with Professor Rhonda Rider at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee where she graduated “Summa cum laude” with her bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance.
Núria has received several awards at important competitions around Europe including the “Torneo Internacional de Música” in Spain and France (2013), as well as the “Vic Cello Festival” (2014), where she was awarded first prize and the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the National Orchestra of Catalunya (JONC). She has also recently won first prize at the Fivesparks Music Competition in Harvard University (USA), receiving her own recital series.
In the summer of 2017, Núria was accepted to be a member of the Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra as part of the Verbier Festival. In the summer of 2018, she was invited to return to the orchestra.
She also won the principal cello position in the Barcelona Youth Orchestra during 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons.
Núria has had the opportunity to perform in masterclasses for renowned cellists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Gary Hoffman, Maria Macedo, Arnau Tomàs, Lluís Claret, Steven Isserlis, Peter Stumpf, and Peter Bruns.
In continuing with the next steps of her carreer, Núria has been accepted and invited to join the European Union Youth Orchestra for their 2022 Spring and Summer Seasons.