Simón Gollo joins the institution as associate professor of violin


Violinist Simón Gollo

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The University of North Texas College of Music has announced the appointment of Simón Gollo as associate professor of violin. Gollo joins the faculty having held tenured positions at New Mexico State University and Furman University from 2015 to 2024.

Gollo enjoys an international career spanning chamber music, teaching, solo performances and conducting. Additionally, he is a recording artist with the global label IBS Classical and is represented by HALAC Artists and Meluk Kultur Management together with the Reverón Piano Trio.

From 2012 to 2020, Simón Gollo was a member of the Dalí Quartet, La Catrina Quartet and the Q-Arte Quartet - ensembles specialising in Latin American music - with which he participated in numerous tours and performances within and outside of the US.

As an orchestra conductor, he has built a career directing orchestras such as the Simón Bolívar Chamber Orchestra and is set to make his debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. He has conducted various youth and professional orchestras throughout North and Latin America.

In January 2023, Gollo was appointed artistic director and conductor of the Carolina Youth Symphony and has served as the artistic director at the New England Music Camp since January 2022.

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