Raquel de Assis Paz

2017 Round Top Music Festival

Raquel de Assis Paz
, Pernambuco
Federal University of Pernambuco
Born in Brasil/PE, the violist Raquel Paz began her musical studies at the age of 9 in a project of musicalization at the Church, later joining the Technical School of Musical Creativity in Viola (2014) with Prof. Melina Gama. Since 2015 she has studied at the Federal University of Pernambuco with Professor Dr. Savio Santoro. She also participates in the Symphonic Orchestra of UFPE, under the regency of Prof. Dr. Sérgio Dias and the Criança Cidadã Orchestra, under the regency of Prof. Nilson Galvão and played in the Chamber Orchestra of Pernambuco, under the regency of Maestro José Renato Accioly.
In her artistic activities, she shared stage with renowned soloists such as Edwin E. S. Kim, Christoph Hartmann, Eiko Senda, Rafael Altino, Yoko Kubo, Leonardo Altino and SoHyun Park. She was also at the Virtuosi 2016 festival under the regency of maestro Rafael Garcia, 7th International Music Festival SESC under the regency of José Luis G. Rios and Evandro Matté and III Gramado in Concert, under the direction of Linus Lerner.
She has had masterclasses with renowned violists such as Michelle LaCourse, Brett Deubner, Gabriel Marin, Roman Spitzer, Horacio Schaffer and Rafael Altino.