New York-Based Venezuelan violist Ramón Carrero-Martínez is the winner of numerous competitions in the US, Italy and Venezuela. Including the First Prize in the Maria Paula Alonzo Chamber Music Competition 2014 in Caracas with the Teresa Carreño String Quartet, First Prize in Ruth Widder String Quartet competition 2018 in NYC and Lunigiana International Music Festival 2019 Concerto Competition in Italy.
Mr. Carrero- Martínez’s recent engagements include performances with the American String Quartet as a guest violist performing the Brahms G major Quintet at The Red Bank Chamber Music Society , US tour with the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble Performing the Franz Schubert – Quintet in A major [Trout Quintet] in 9 concerts for the new choreography of Mark Morris , South Korea tour with the New York Classical Players and performance of the Stamitz Viola Concerto for his debut as a soloist in Italy.
As an orchestral musician, he has toured North America, Europe, South Korea and Venezuela. He was the principal violist of the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela and has performed with orchestras such as the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, New York Classical Players, Metropolis Ensemble, Montclair Orchestra, among others. He has appeared at Beethoven Fest, Salzburg Fest and concert halls such as Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Concert House, Het Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Center, Lotte Concert Hall and Daegu Concert House among others. He has collaborated with internationally prominent conductors including Claudio Abbado, Simon Rattle, Gustavo Dudamel, Leonard Slatkin, Benjamin Zander, among others.