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Berta Rosenohl, piano; Luis Grinhauz, violin and Mariève Bock, cello
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Berta Rosenohl, piano

Born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Berta received, in 1968, a prestigious grant from Mozarteum, an Argentinian organization dedicated to the propagation of music. This allowed her to study music at Indiana University, where she studied piano with Alfonso Montecino and chamber music with Janos Starker and William Primrose. Berta has lived in Montreal since 1970 and has invested much of herself in the city's musical activities.

As a soloist, she has often played with the McGill Chamber Orchestra, Pro Arte, and l'Orchestre de chambre de l'Université de Sherbrooke. She has recorded several CDs and she can be heard on both the CBC and Radio-Canada networks. Berta is one of Musica Camerata's co-founders. She has, with Trio de Montréal, Trio Grinhauz and as a duet with her husband Luis Grinhauz, toured extensively in Europe, the Americas, and Israel.

Berta can be heard on the Musica Camerata CD released on the CBC Records label, "Le Grand Tango", as well on the record "Salon Viennois". She also appears on the SNE CD of piano quartets by Chausson and Fauré, on the "Music of the Americas" CD with son cellist Leo Grinhauz, and the Musica Camerata CD of quartets by Saint-Saëns, Eggleston and Weber.

Luis Grinhauz, violin and music director

Luis was born in Entre Rios, Argentina. After receiving his diplomas and the gold medal from the Conservatory of Buenos Aires, and with the support of scholarships from tue Fulbright Foundation and the American States Organization, he resumed his studies at Indiana University with Josef Gingold, where he obtained the Performer's Diploma in 1969. The next year, Mr. Grinhauz won the first prize at the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado.

Since 1970, Mr. Grinhauz lives in Montreal, where he is considered an important performer in concert and on radio programs, as well as assistant concertmaster of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and as a teacher of music, in which domain he has formed a great many well known performers of the younger generation.

He has performed widely as soloist and chamber music player in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Argentina, Israel, Switzerland, Germany and as a guest concertmaster in Spain. He is a founding member of Musica Camerata Montréal and of the Trio de Montréal. He has recorded several CDs with both groups and he is a frequent performer on both the CBC and Radio-Canada broadcasting networks.

Mr. Grinhauz can be heard on the Musica Camerata Montréal CD released by CBC Records, "Le Grand Tango", as well as the CD "Salon Viennois". Mr. Grinhauz also appears on the CD of ^piano quartets by Saint-Saëns, Eggleston and Weber, released by Musica Camerata Montréal; and on several other records with the Musica Camerata players.

Marieve Bock, cello

Marieve Bock studied at the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal with Denis Brott, where she received the Prix avec Grande Distinction à l’unanimité in 2002. She then pursued her studies at Rice University Shepherd School of Music in Houston (Texas) with professor Norman Fischer and obtained the Master of Music Degree (2005).

Marieve worked with members of the Juilliard, Concord, Emerson and Cleveland String Quartets during summer sessions of the Tanglewood Music Center and California’s Music Academy of the West. She recently played in masterclass for Lynn Harrell, Yoyo Ma and Pieter Wispelwey. She premiered several canadian works for string quartet with Espace Music Society in Ottawa and won top prizes at the Canadian Music Competition, the Festival Concours and CBC’s Jeunes Artistes.

Recently, she performed with visual artists and with the Mark Morris Dance Group-New York. She also appeared as a soloist with the Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal and her performance was broadcasted by Radio-Canada. Last August, she had the chance to play in Japan with the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Berta Rosenohl, piano; Luis Grinhauz, violin and Mariève Bock, cello
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