Guillermo Quintero Rojas
Guillermo Quintero Rojas was born in Veracruz, Mexico. He started playing piano at
the age of 4.
In 1991, at the age of 16, he went on to the Music Faculty of the Veracruz University, where he studied piano and music education for a period of more than 10 years of professional learning. His musical education was further complemented by different master classes in Mexico, Cuba, Austria, The Netherlands and The United Kingdom,
In 1995 he was a founding member of the Choral Camerata of the Music Faculty in the V.U., ensemble that he also presided from 1996 to 2001, performing in important venues in Mexico and Argentina.
In 1996 he was appointed as professor at the Veracruz University’s Music Faculty, being assigned to the subjects piano, music language and choral music until the year 2002.
In 2002 he moved to Holland, in order to study piano and music theory at the Rotterdam’s Conservatory; he later went on to specialise in chamber music at the Fontys Conservatorium.
Guillermo lives currently in The Netherlands, where he exerts a hectic musical activity as a pianist, conductor and music educator. He has been invited to perform with important groups such as the Doelen Ensemble, The Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra and the Rotterdam Young Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also performed at other important venues in Austria, Spain, Belgium, Mexico, Uruguay and The United Kingdom.
Guillermo lives currently in The Netherlands where he is very active as a teacher
and performer of solo repertoire as well as chamber music. At the moment he is a
member of the Shalosh Trio and the Ensamble Iberoamericano, a chamber music ensemble
that has been on tour several times in Europe, Mexico and Uruguay since the year
Guillermo has been very successful as a piano pedagogue in The Netherlands. From 2007 his pupils have won several prices on european piano competitions.
At the moment he teaches at the Music Center De Nieuwe Veste (Breda) and since 2014 he has also been appointed as professor on the subjects Music Education and Piano Pedagogy at the Fontys Conservatory (Tilburg).