Mr. JOAN PLANA
CONTACT INFORMATION.New York, NY
EARLY MUSIC AFFILIATION(S)Founding Member, Music Director, Professional Performer, Teacher
BIOGRAPHYJoan Plana alternates his career in the US and Europe between the worlds of both modern and baroque violin. Since moving to New York in 2009, Joan has built an active career as solo, orchestral and chamber musician. Recipient of several prizes and awards, Joan has performed concerts all over Europe, Canada, US, Japan and China. A founding member of the baroque ensemble CONCITATO, he is the Music Director of L’Académie Baroque Orchestra (Boston), concertmaster of Baroque Band (Chicago), the American Baroque Orchestra, Concentus New York (Japan) and guest concertmaster in other baroque orchestras around the country. He has been a member of the European Baroque Orchestra, Il Pomo D’Oro, Trinity Wall Street and Handel ad Haydn Society, among others. Born in Lleida, Catalunya, he holds degrees from the Juilliard School’s Historical Performance Program, the Cleveland Institute of Music and the ESMUC (Barcelona). Joan currently resides in New York, where he is pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the CUNY Graduate Center. Since 2014 he is on the faculty at the “Rethinking Bach” workshop at the Tokai University in Japan.
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