The international press has written that, “Miguel Colom plays with great distinction”, and has stressed his “narrative strength, vitality and passion”. Great respect for the works he performs, elegant playing and communication with the audience all make Colom an exceptional violinist.
The success of Miguel Colom in many international competitions bear out his artistic quality: Prize winner in the Max Rostal International Competition, First Prize in the Ibolyka-Gyarfas Violin Competition Berlin, First Prize in the Competition of Juventudes Musicales de España, the Conservatorio Statale di Fermo award at the Andrea Postacchini International Competition in Italy, and the First Prize, Special Award and Prize for the best performer of Spanish music in the “Villa de Llanes” International Violin Competition.
As soloist, Colom has played with the the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE, The World Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica Freixenet, Orquesta Sinfónica del Vallés, Orquesta de Cámara Andrés Segovia, or the Humboldt Universität Orchestra, amongst others, in prestigious concert halls such as the Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Auditorio Nacional de Musica Madrid, Teatro Monumental, Fundación Juan March in Madrid, Helsinki Music Center, Auditori and Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Palau de les Arts in Valencia or Auditorio in Santiago de Compostela.
In parallel to his career as a soloist, Miguel Colom is an active performer in chamber music, for which he has studied, amongst others, under Eberhard Feltz, Cuarteto Quiroga, Cuarteto Casals, Cuarteto Artemis, Ferenc Rados and Rainer Schmidt. He is currently a member of the Trío VibrArt, with the pianist Juan Pérez Floristán and the cellist Fernando Arias.
Miguel Colom has recorded for Televisión Española, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Yle Finnish Radio, Slovak Radio, Radio Catalunya and has also released a CD with works from the concerts he gave while resident artist at the Auditorio l´Ateneu de Banyoles (2012).
Born in Madrid, he began to study violin with Sergio Castro and Anna Baget, then continued in some of Europe’s most prestigious institutions: Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía, under Rainer Schmidt, the “Hanns-Eisler” Hochschule für Musik Berlin with Antje Weithaaas and the Arts University of Berlin (UDK) with Nora Chastain. He has also participated in master classes with important performers including Sergey Fatkulin, Ana Chumachenco, Claudio Martínez Mehner and Mauricio Fuks.
This training in top level institutions was backed by scholarships, such as the Postgraduate Grant from the Obra Social La Caixa, the senior specialisation grant from the Sociedad de Artistas Intérpretes o Ejecutantes AIE and a grant from Juventudes Musicales de Madrid.
Miguel Colom plays a 2012 Stefan-Peter Greiner violin, generously provided by a sponsor.