TEACHING

TEACHING

2015 – Present

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA

Assistant Professor of Violin

 

 

2013 – Present

Juilliard School of Music, Pre-college Department. New York, NY, USA

Regular Substitute for the class of Mrs. Naoko Tanaka

 

 

2012 – 2015

ArCoNet The Arts & Community Network, Lansdale, PA, USA

Professor of Violin and Chamber Music

 

 

2007 – 2012

Simon Bolivar Music Foundation “EL SISTEMA”, Caracas, Venezuela

Professor of Violin and Chamber Music

 

 

2007 – 2012

Mozarteum School of Music, Caracas, Venezuela

Professor of Violin and Chamber Music

 

 

2007 – 2009

Simon Bolivar University, Caracas, Venezuela

Professor for the Master Degree in Violin Performance and Chamber Music

 

 

2007 – 2009

Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela

Visiting Professor of Violin and Chamber Music

Selected Scholarly Activities and Master Classes

 

 

2019

15TH Encuentro Internacional de Música de Cámara de Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes, Mexico. (Violin and Chamber Music Master Class)

 

 

2019

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia

(Violin and Chamber Music Master Class)

 

 

2018

1er. Festival do Cordas do Porto Alegre. Brazil.

(Violin and Chamber Music Master Class)

 

 

2018

The University of Iowa, Iowa City. USA

(Violin Master Class)

 

 

2018

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. USA

 

 

2018

New Mexico Music Educators Association, Las Cruces. USA

Member of the Jury Panel

 

 

2017

Beethoven Festival Park City, Young Artist Institute, Park City, Utah, USA

Violin and Chamber Music

 

 

2017

Classical Music Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA

 

 

2017

Aruba Symphony Festival, Aruba

 

 

2016

University of the Pacific, (La Catrina Quartet) Stockton, CA, USA

Chamber Music

 

 

2016

Summit Music Festival, NY. USA

Violin and Chamber Music

 

 

2016

Universidad de los Andes, (ULA) Bogotá, Colombia.

 

 

2015 – Present

Filarmónica Joven de Colombia. Colombia

Member of the Jury Panel at the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia national auditions.

 

 

2015

Youth Music Preservation and Promotion Association, Ashburn, VA, USA

Violin Master Class

 

 

2014

Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Santa Marta, Colombia

Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2014

Michigan State University. Dali Quartet. East Lansing, MI, USA

 

 

2014

Texas A&M University. Coastal Bend String Camp. Winter Chamber Music Workshop. Dali Quartet. Corpus Christi, TX, USA

 

 

2013

University of Texas. The Arts Center. Dali Quartet. Brownsville, TX, USA

 

 

2013

Wilfrid Laurier University. Dali Quartet. Waterloo, ON, Canada

 

 

2013

McNeese State University. Dali Quartet. Lake Charles, LA, USA

 

 

2013

Banners Cultural Series. F.G. Bulber Auditorium. McNeese State University. Dali Quartet. Lake Charles, LA, USA

 

 

2013

Marty Lundgren Master Class. Frank Mayborn Auditorium. Central Texas Orchestral Society. Dali Quartet. Temple, TX, USA

 

 

2013

Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2013

Southampton Arts Festival, Southampton, NY, USA

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2013

Hohenstaufen Kammermusik Festival, Hohenstaufen, Germany

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2012 – 2014

Elite Strings Summer Boot Camp, Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2012 – 2015

Dali Quartet Chamber Music Camp and Festival, Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2011

Virtuosi de Gravata Festival, Recife, Brazil

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2011

Virtuosi de Gravata Festival, Gravata, Brazil

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2011

Neojiba – Núcleos Estaduais de Orquestras Juvenis e Infantis da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2010

Red de Escuelas de Musica de Medellin, Colombia

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2008

Festival de Violin de los Andes. Merida, Venezuela

Member of the Jury Panel

 

 

2008

Fundación Nacional Batuta, Manizales, Colombia

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2008

Aruba Piano Festival. Oranjestad, Aruba

Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2006

Universidad Nacional. Bogotá, Colombia

Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2006

Escuela de Musica Mozarteum de Caracas. Caracas, Venezuela

Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2005

Universidad Michoacana. Morelia, México

Violin and Chamber Music Master classes

 

 

2005

Universidad de Caldas, Manizales Colombia

Violin and Chamber Music Master Classes.

 

 

2004

Orquesta Filarmonica Nacional. Caracas, Venezuela

Violin Master classes

 

 

2004

Casa de la Cultura de Salta. Salta, Argentina

Violin and Viola Master classes

STUDENTS

STUDENTS

With a highly recognized reputation as a Violin and Chamber Music Teaching Artist at his young age, Simon Gollo has formed students that have been accepted in prestigious conservatories, universities and orchestras. Meet some of them!

 

Universities, conservatories, scholarships and orchestra positions earned by Simon Gollo’s students.

 

 

New Mexico Philharmonic, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Ana Maria Quintero Muñoz (1st Violin Section)

 

 

Orquesta Sinfónica del Sodre, Montevideo, Uruguay

Maria Guerrero, Alejandra Carillo (1st Violin Section)

 

 

El Paso Symphony Orchestra. El Paso, USA

Amalia Zeitlin (Principal 2nd violins)

 

 

Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Colombia

Maria Paula Bernal

 

 

Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA)

Alejandra Carrillo, Sri Gopal Diaz

 

 

Youtube Symphony Orchestra. Sidney, Australia

Ronald Villabona

 

 

Orquesta Sinfónica de Merida, Venezuela

Maria Guerrero (ConcertMaster)

 

 

Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de la Juventud Venezolana Simón Bolívar, Venezuela

Danial Diaz

 

 

Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra, Las Cruces, USA.

Javier Garcia, Santiago Salazar, Amalia Zeitlin, Ana Maria Quintero, Jessie O’Hara, Ronner Urbina, Diana Sanchez, Ronald Villabona, Kayla Johnson.

 

 

Board President at Jean Appolon Expressions (JAE), MA, USA

Artistic Director at Yofes, MA, USA

Marie Racine Montilla

 

 

Coordinator & Lead Teacher for Tocando’s expansion to Tornillo

Tornillo, Texas

Jessie O’Hara

 

 

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.

Diana Sanchez (DMA)

 

 

Missuri State University

Santiago Salazar (Master)

 

 

Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Ricardo Chacon, (DMA)

 

 

Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Maria Alejandra Jimenez, Frederik Camacho

 

 

Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim (Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts), Germany.

Ronner Urbina

 

 

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, UK

Rafael Font

 

 

Bard College, NY, USA

Leonardo Pineda, Stephany Sarmiento

 

 

Boyer College of Music and Dance – Temple University, PA, USA

Freddy Jesus Contreras

 

 

Michigan State University, MI, USA

Danial Diaz

 

 

Penn State University, PA, USA

Ronnald Villabona

 

 

Shenandoah University, VA, USA

Gerson Medina, Kailbeth Chacin

 

 

Rowan University, NJ, USA

Oriana Moreno

 

 

Musikhochschule Stuttgart (State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart), Stuttgart, Germany

Alvaro Perez

 

 

Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts), Frankfurt, Germany

Ana Paola Alarcon, Ronner Urbina

 

 

Conservatoire Supérieur et Académie de Musique Tibor Varga, Switzerland

Sandra Parra

 

 

Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris – CRR de Paris, France

Frederik Camacho