María Ramos Barrio

María Ramos Barrio

Born in Salamanca (Spain) in 2003. Since 2019, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Marco Rizzi. She has been granted a tuition scholarship by Fundación María Cristina Masaveu and Fundación Albéniz.

She started her studies at the age of five with Rubén Pérez, Joaquín Torre and Sergey Teslya, and in 2018 she completed the Professional Music Education. She has received masterclasses from Isabel Vilà, Nicolás Chumachenco, Ilya Kaler and Sergio Castro.

She has been awarded first prize at the Forum Musikae Violin Competition (2014), first prize at the Young Talents Competition in Salamanca and Acknowledgement of Honour at the City of Vigo Violin Competition (2015), first prize at the Young Musicians Competition and second prize at the Fundão International Competition (2016 and 2017). In 2017 she was also awarded second prize at the Melómano Competition. In 2018 she participated in the Talents Project, organised by Madrid’s Symphony Orchestra and Fundación Arbós. She has performed as soloist with the Orchestra of the City of Salamanca (2017) and the Tomás Bretón Orchestra (2018). She has also been part of Madrid Orchestra’s Camerata and that of the Milhaud Trio.

As a student of the School, she is a member of the Vivaldi Ensemble, the Casa de la Moneda Scarlatti Ensemble and the Pasticcio Ensemble.