ABOUT SIMON

BIOGRAPHY

A multifaceted and charismatic musician, Simón Gollo enjoys a diverse international career as a violin soloist, pedagogue, chamber musician, recording artist, artistic director and conductor. Mr. Gollo has appeared across the United States, Europe, Central America, South America and Asia at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall (NY, USA), Cadogan Hall (London, UK – BBC Proms Festival), 92Y- Kaufmann Concert Hall (NY, USA), the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (Philadelphia, USA), Teatro Teresa Carreño (Caracas, Venezuela)…

SIMON GOLLO

ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR

Conductor of the NMSU Philharmonic since 2016, Simón Gollo has a prominent conducting career emphasizing his artistic commitment to educational and social projects of a musical nature in El Salvador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Aruba, and the United States of America. In 2020, Simón Gollo will be conducting the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra at the Vietnam National Academy of Music Grand Hall, the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, “La Orquesta Sinfónica de Venezuela”, at the Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas Venezuela…

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NEXT PERFORMANCES

All of our events have been cancelled until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic; we will keep you informed about their rescheduling.

13 September 2020
  • Conductor - Cancelled due to Covid-19
    Las Cruces, Nuevo México, EE. UU.

    Autumn Overture, NMSU PHIL

    Atkinson Recital Hall

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PROJECTS

PROJECTS

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Chamber Music

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MUSIC BEYOND BORDERS

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LAS CRUCES YOUTH ORCHESTRAS

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ARUBA SYMPHONY FESTIVAL AND ACADEMY

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Simon Gollo

currently performs on a violin made by Marc Paquin in 2019

www.marcpaquin.net

AWARDS

HONORS & AWARDS

  1. Third International Music Competition for Academic Scholarships.

    Banca Casa de Risparmio de Tortona Trophy, Tortona, Italia. 3rd Prize Winner

  2. Geneva Musical Youth Competition

    Geneva, Switzerland. 2nd Prize Winner

  3. Luzern, Jeunesse Musical, Competition.

    Luzern, Switzerland. 1st Prize Winner

  4. San Sebastián Order of Merit

    Maracaibo, Venezuela. Issued by the Mayor of Maracaibo city in recognition of his outstanding artistic achievements.

  5. Friedl Wald Foundation Competition

    2001 Scholarship given by the Friedl Wald Foundation after winning the Friedl Wald Foundation Competition. Basel, Switzerland.

  6. Venezuelan Army Recognition

    Maracaibo, Venezuela. In recognition of his invaluable contribution to Venezuela’s culture development

  7. Conservatoire Superieur et Academie de Musique Tibor Varga

    Sion, Switzerland. Scholarship Winner in recognition of his performance achievements

  8. Stiftung Lyra für hochbegabte Junger Musiker

    Zurich, Switzerland. Monetary award winner in recognition of his artistic talent

  9. Aruba Scholarship Foundation

    Orangestad, Aruba. Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of his contribution to the musical development for the arubian youth

  10. City of Maracaibo Order of Merit

    Maracaibo, Venezuela. Issued by the City Council in recognition of his outstanding achievements for the cultural sector in Maracaibo city.

  11. Lia Bermudez Order of Art

    Maracaibo, Venezuela. Given by the Universidad Rafael Belloso Chacín honoring the transcendent contribution of his Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo to the city’s culture sector.

  12.  Cisneros Foundation Scholarship

    Caracas, Venezuela. Full Scholarship given to attend the 2012 Aspen Music Festival in Colorado, USA

  13. Mexico Consulate in el Paso

    Certificate of recognition for the organization and the orchestra conducting of “Music Beyond Borders” in Las Cruces and Ciudad Juarez. (NMSU PHIL and Esperanza Azteca Ciudad Juarez, concerts)

  14. Aruba Tourism Authority

    Oranjestad, Aruba. Certificate of recognition for the organization and the artistic direction of the Aruba Symphony Festival and Academy.