Professor of Violin
Argentine versatile violinist Javier Weintraub started his studies at the age of 8 at the National Conservatory "López Buchardo" in Buenos Aires. He received the degree of National Professor of Music specializing in violin. His teachers were Cristina Monasterolo, Ljerko Spiller, and Rafael Gintoli.
First violin at National Orchestra of Argentine Music Juan de Dios Filiberto
In 1996 he obtains through public contest his currently position as first violin at National Orchestra of Argentine Music Juan de Dios Filiberto. From that moment, he started an intense activity as a Tango violinist, performing concerts with many important groups in the Buenos Aires music scene
First steps Antique music
In 1999, he was invited by Ricardo Massún to participate as the first violin in the Latin- American Baroque Ensemble Louis Berger, thus taking his first steps in antique music. With the Louis Berger ensemble, he toured Bolivia, Paraguay, France, Italy, and England addition, heHe made two recordings in Paris. One of them obtained the first prize from the music critics in the year 2006.
Javier has founded and participated in a number of Antique music groups, such as the ensemble Ecos Lejanos, ensemble Dulcis Fidius, specialized in music of XVI and XVII centuries, the Weintraub-Cativiela duo, and Compañía de las Luces, among many others additions, heHe studied baroque violin with Manfredo Kraemer and in 2012 acquires his violin Aegidius Klosz dated 1767.
Studies and Tango Caprices
During 2012 and 2016, he wrote the "Studies and Tango Caprices," a Tango method containing 24 progressive studies for the solo violin based on traditional and new tangos, using virtuoso violin techniques published by Melos Editions in 2017.
Ambassador of Tango Music & History
It's essential to know about birth, cultural involvement, evolution through the decades, and Tango's academic placement in the musical scenario. Javier and his friends from Estacion Buenos Aires created an excellent and unique Tango music and history course.
The course comprises 28 Instructional Videos:
- Evolution of Tango through the Decades
- Violin and Dancers
and 19 Video Minus-1 Tracks with complete Scores to play along with.