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Name: Alfonso Marin
Skills: Accompanist, Player, Soloist, Teacher ( lute and theorbo player)
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Alfonso Marin, lute and theorbo Alfonso Marin began his musical studies in the “Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Tenerife” in the Canary Islands (Spain), and afterwards in the “Conservatorium van Amsterdam” were he continued his classical guitar and vihuela studies under the guidance of Lex Eisenhardt. In 1998, after his graduation he devoted himself entirely to the study of early plucked instruments as the lute, theorbo and vihuela, continuing his studies in the same conservatory for five more years with the prestigious lutenist Fred Jacobs. After his studies he continued with an intense concert activity as a soloist, vocal and instrumental accompanist as well as continuo theorbo player in many Dutch renaissance and baroque ensembles, orchestras and choirs like “Les Perruques de Amsterdam”,“Arion ensemble”, “The Royal wind consort”, “Nieuwe Opera Academie (DNOA), “Alkaan Emsemble”, “Musica del Seicento” , “Encore”, “4 bij 4”, “Doetinchemse Bach Vereniging” and “Kamerkoor Sjanton”, etc. He is a founder member and director of the renaissance ensemble “El Parnaso Lirico” with whom he performs regularly in Holland, Germany, France Belgium and Switzerland. Member of the Wolkestein Ensemble dedicated to medieval music with concerts in Holland and Germany. His collaboration with the soprano Valeria Mignaco is one of his most rewarding and fruitful musical activities, having performed with her in numerous recitals in Holland, Germany and Spain.



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