Laura Galíndez Gutierrez (1994) was born in Popayán-Colombia. She started Violin lessons at 8 years old with Veronika Sharopova and later with Dmitri Pethoukov. She was laureated in several Competitions in her homeland and played as part of the “Filarmónica Joven de Colombia” and the Orchestra of Americas. She has also been invited to different Chamber Music Festivals in Russia, Germany and United States.
In 2018, she graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt (Prof. Sophia Jaffé) and since 2019 she is studying Master at the University of Music and Dance in Cologne (class of Prof. Ariadne Daskalakis). Laura has been member of the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and has also achieved the two year scholarship (2018-2020) to be part of the “Orchesterakademie des WDR Sinfonieorchester”.
She plays currently as member of the Philharmonie Südwestfalen since September 2020.