Victoria Martínez Díaz
Ms. Martínez Díaz was born in Madrid (Spain) in 1998. She started playing music at the age of three using the Suzuki method. Later she enrolled at the Conservatorio Profesional “Arturo Soria” where she studied for two years with Rubén Fernández. She enrolled with the CIEM Federico Moreno Torroba at the age of 13 and finished her intermediate studies there with the Professor Víctor Martín, who taught her self-criticism as a musician and active listening. She completed her bachelor studies under the direction of Professor Sergey Teslya, who is a reference point for her, both musically and personally. She has participated in masterclasses with Cristophe Bossuat, Aitor Hevia, Alfredo García, Valeria Zorina, Erzhan Kulibaev, Cibrán Sierra, Simon Blendis, Simon Fischer, Stephanie Gonley, Krzystof Smietana, Krysia Osostowicz, Stanley Konopka, Stephen Rose and Jessica Lee.
Ms. Martínez Díaz has ample experience on the stage, having performed in the two halls of the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, the Teatro Monumental in Madrid, the Auditorio de Zaragoza, the Auditorio de León, the courtyard of the Palacio del Conde de Toreno in Oviedo. At the Church of Santiago de Elizondo, Martínez Díaz performed “La Malagueña” and received recognition from the newspaper “El País”. She has recently performed at the Palacio de Carlos V (La Alhambra, Granada) within the International Festival of Music and Dance of Granada, at Severance Hall (Cleveland, Ohio, USA), and has been invited to participate in the international festival “Young Euro Classic” together with the Joven Orquesta Nacional de España at Konzerthaus (Berlin).
She is currently studying for a master’s degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music (Cleveland, Ohio, USA) thanks to a scholarship that allows her to study with professors Ilya Kaler and Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler.