|| Juan María Solare
| Juan María Solare was born in
Buenos Aires on August 11th, 1966. |
Education: Studies and diploma in Piano, Composition and Conducting
at the Conservatorio Nacional (Argentina). Between 1993 and 1996 he
undertook postgraduate studies on Composition at the Musikhochschule
in Cologne (Germany) under the guidance of Johannes Fritsch,
Clarence Barlow and Mauricio Kagel, under the auspices of a
scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Between October 1997 and February 1999, postgraduate studies with
Helmut Lachenmann in Stuttgart. Between 1999 and 2001 studied
electronic music with Hans Ulrich Humpert in Cologne (with Diploma).
In April 2005 he obtained the title "Licenciado en Composición"
(Master degree) from the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte
in Buenos Aires. Since 1993 he regularly meets and takes part in
seminars given by Karlheinz Stockhausen. Currently he is doing a PhD
in music education at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the
Konzertexamen (master) in electroacoustic composition at the
Musikhochschule in Cologne.
| Since 1986 until 1993 he taught Harmony, Morphology and Chamber Music at the Conservatory of Tandil (Argentina). Since January 2002 gives piano tuition at the Musikschule Bremen (Germany). |
| Teaching positions: From 1986 until 1993 he taught
Harmony, Morphology and Chamber Music at the Conservatory of Tandil
(Argentina). Since January 2002 he gives piano tuition at the
Musikschule Bremen (Germany). Since October 2002 conducts the
Orquesta no típica, a chamber music group devoted to tango music at
the University of Bremen. Since October 2004 he teaches piano at the
Hochschule für Künste Bremen. |
He gives courses and lectures on contemporary music (Institut für
neue Musik und Musikerziehung, Darmstadt; Salzburg Experimental
Academy of Dance, the Ateneo in Madrid). Besides, private tuition
(piano) and public seminars on tango music and contemporary music.
Articles: Beside his compositional activities he also writes for
diverse publications (mainly in Spain but also for Tempo in UK) and
for the radio (Deutsche Welle, Südwestfunk).
Awards: His compositions obtained prizes and awards in Argentina ("Promociones
Musicales", "National Endowment for the Arts", Federación Argentina
de Música Electroacústica), United Kingdom (British & International
Bass Forum), Austria (Yage und Aspekte Salzburg), Germany (Walter
Witte Viola-Stiftung, Bremer Komponistenwettbewerb) and Spain (Radio
Clásica-CDMC). In 1993 and 1994 he had a scholarship of the German
Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Between July 1998 and June 1999 he
held a scholarship of the Heinrich-Strobel Foundation (Baden-Baden).
Since June 2001 until May 2002 he was composer in residence at the
House of Artists in Worpswede (Germany). In October 2004 he won the
Jury member: In January 2002, jury (piano) in Jugend Musiziert
(Germany). March 2004: Jury (piano) in the competition for young
pianists piccole mani (Perugia, Italy), whereby there was a work by
him as an obligatory piece in each category. In September 2004 he
was on the jury (composition) in the competition "Xicöatl"
Oeuvre: More than 250 works composed, over half of them already
premiered. His pieces are broadcasted regularly (Radio Nacional de
España, Deutsche Welle, Radio Bremen, Radio Fabrik Salzburg, Radio
Universitaria Sao Paulo, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Westdeutscher
Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk). In 2002 he received a commission
from the CDMC (Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea,
Madrid), in 2003 from the Kunststiftung NRW (Düsseldorf); in 2004
again from CDMC (Spain) and from the Bremen Music Council. On 30th
June 2004 his Concertango was premiered by the Orchestra of the
Universität Bremen (cond.: Susanne Gläß). Four CDs from different
performers include his pieces.
He also composed music for short films and Internet animations (see
As a pianist, his repertoire has four main centres: classical music
of the turn of the century (Liszt, Scriabin), music of our time
(Cage, Schoenberg), Argentine composers (inclusive tango) and his
own works - both as soloist as in diverse chamber music groups.
Juan María Solare
D - 51063 Köln (Germany)
Tel & Fax: + 49 221 881474
mobile: +49 163 324-6088