Aarón Ormaza Vera
Ecuadorian pianist Aarón Ormaza Vera currently resides in the Netherlands and studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Frank van de Laar where he is pursuing a Master degree in Piano Performance. As part of his professional activities, Aarón performs both as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist, which have brought to him the opportunity of playing in some of the most important venues in the Netherlands (TivoliVredenburg, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam and Eindhoven, Toonzaal Den Bosch, and others), and in Ecuador.
Aarón obtained his Bachelor degree in his home country in 2016, which was followed up by a successful audition at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of the renowned pedagogue Jan Wijn. Professor Wijn guided Aaron towards the completion of his second Bachelor degree in 2020.
During his bachelor studies he also studied pianoforte with Olga Paschenko, and profited from masterclasses with Jeff Cohen, Kelvin Grout, Geoffrey Madge, and Enrico Pace.
Aarón is an experienced chamber musician, and accompanist. For over a decade, he has played recitals together with singers, strings, winds, and percussion. In addition, he has performed as a soloist with orchestra on numerous occasions in Ecuador, playing concertos by Haydn, Beethoven, Grieg, and Liszt.