Claudia Gantivar - Piano, Recorder    |

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Claudia holds a Master of Arts in Recorder Performance from the Conservatory of Music in Geneva, Switzerland (2004). She also earned a diploma in Early Music from the same conservatory in 1998, and in Music education and Piano by the University in Bogotá (Colombia, 1992). She has performed and taught in Europe, US and South America. She has recorded with the Ensemble Elyma (Switzerland-1997), Musica Ficta (Colombia-2007), and the group that she founded in 2006, Esfera Armoniosa  (Colombia, 2009, and 2015).  In California, she has been a guest conductor at several Recorder Workshops, has served as a member of the faculty of the SFEMS, and has played as a soloist in the different Baroque music Festivals in US, and South America. She has cooperated with ensembles like the California Bach Society, the American Bach Soloists, and the Farallon Recorder Quartet. As a teacher, she has more than 25 years of experience teaching in all levels. Claudia has been teaching in  California since 2012.  She is actively preparing her students in Recorder, Piano and Theory for the ABRSM test.