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Maider Díaz de Greñu (Viola)

Violist Maider Díaz de Greñu is a versatile musician born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, who lives since 2011 in Germany. She performs internationally on an ongoing basis with various orchestras, chamber music ensembles and in festivals. 

Maider began her musical studies at Conservatorio de Música Jesús Guridi in her hometown Vitoria-Gasteiz and continued her studies in San Sebastián at Musikene – Centro Superior de Música del País Vasco with Garth Knox and David Quiggle, at the Birmingham Conservatoire and at the Trinity College of Music London with Rivka Golani and finally at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt with Prof. Roland Glassl. 

During her career she has played in several professional orchestras, such as Orquesta  de Cámara del Auditorio de Zaragoza, Euskadiko Orkestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester, Staatsorchester Kassel, Orchester des Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern and Staatsorchester Mainz

As a chamber music performer she has been part of various ensembles: the Arima string trio, the project “songs for voice, viola and piano”, the duet with pianist Fernando Santirso and her current string quartet. 

She teaches viola in Frankfurt am Main and at the Kreismusikschule Alzey-Worms.  Furthermore, she is currently expanding her musical knowledge through a Masters Degree in Historical Interpretation at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt with Prof. Petra Müllejans and Prof. Mayumi Hirasaki.