RAFAEL GINTOLI

Mozarteum Argentino Award

Rafael Gintoli studied under Emilio Pelaia, Humberto Carfi, and Szymsia Bajour.

In 1968 he won the City of Buenos Aires ́ Municipal Prize, and in 1972 he received a scholarship to pursue higher studies in Holland. It was awarded jointly by the "Mozarteum Argentino" and the Dutch Ministry of Science, Culture, and Education in The Hague.

Leader and first violinist

He was appointed leader and first violin at Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the Haydn Orchestra in Bolzano, and National Music Orchestra in Buenos Aires. Within his teaching activities, he has held Master Classes at the Trento Philharmonic Association, the Young Performers' Association of Rome, Bilbao's International Festival (Spain), in Lucerne and Slovenia.

Artistic Director and member of the Jury of the Buenos Aires International Violin Competition

Rafael Gintoli participated as Artistic Director and member of the Jury of the Buenos Aires International Violin Competition 2010 and 2012, President of the Jury at the 2010 International Violin Competition "Luis Sigall" in Chile member of the Jury at "Lipizer" International Violin Competition in Italy.

Numerous Prize Winner

In 2000, he won the "Estirpe" Prize for classical music. In 2002 the Critics' Association selected him again for Best Chamber Music Performer, and in 2003, he received the award for Best Argentine Chamber Ensemble. In 2007 he was the recipient of the Outstanding Personality Award in the Arts, bestowed by the Office of the Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires.

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. Rafael 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
  • Techniques
  • Violin and Dancers

and 19 Video Minus-1 Tracks with complete Scores to play along with.

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