Paula Mejía España

Paula Mejía España

Born in Madrid (Spain) in 2002. Since 2017, 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 Consejería de Educación Comunidad de Madrid and Fundación Albéniz.

From 2005 to 20016 she studied at the CEDAM with Sergio Castro. She has attended several summer courses, including Pirineos Classic, Pirineos Junior, London Suzuki Group Summer School, Forum Musikae and Astona International Summer Music Academy, with professors such as Nicolás Chumachenco and Robert Roze, among others. She has also received masterclasses from Cristoph Poppen, Miriam Freid and Silvia Marcovici at the Reina Sofía School of Music. She has been awarded first prize at the 4th Young Performers Competition in Colmenar Viejo (2011), at the 5th Young Performers Competition in Tres Cantos (2012) and in the string section, B modality, at the 25th Young Performers National Competition in Villena (Alicante, 2015). In 2016 she was selected to take part in the public concert gala within the Astona International Summer Academy. She has been concertmaster of the JORCAM Camerata, with whom she performed at the National Auditorium and, as a student of the School, she has been part of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra conducted by Plácido Domingo, Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Víctor Pablo Pérez.

She has also been a member of the Dvořák Trio and the Casa de la Moneda Scarlatti Ensemble. She is currently part of the Vivaldi Estaciones and Amati ensembles.