Montserrat Colomé is one of the next generation of upcoming baroque cellists gaining a reputation throughout Europe of orchestral and operatic performances.
She was born into a musical family and started playing cello at the age of 4. In 2003 she graduated from the Barcelona Conservatoire and she soon moved to London to study baroque cello. First studying with Catherine Rimer at the Royal College of Music and then finalising her studies with a Masters Degree in June 2009 from the Royal Academy of Music. She studied with renowned musicians Jennifer Ward-Clarke and Richard Campbell thanks to the patronage of Jean Rhys Ltd. Sponsorship.
Montse has worked with orchestras and chamber groups that regularly perform around Europe such as Opera de Bauge, Baroque Academy of Ambronay, European New Opera, London Bach Players and Ensemble Serse.She has played continuo in St. Mathew Passion, Cavalli's Calisto, Handel's Acis and Galatea, Messiah and Giulio Cesare, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and the Fairy Queen. She has played in masterclasses for prominent musicians including David Watkin, Joe Crouch, Rachel Podger, Catherine MacIntosh, Adrian Butterfield, and Christophe Coin.
Montserrat is member of Divina Mysteria since 2010. They have recently release their last CD INGENIUM by Vanitas label.
Montserrat combines her performing activities with her passion of teaching. She has built an excellent reputation teaching in London for 7 years. Working for the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as part of the “Musicians of the Future” and “Wider Opportunities” project, she helped to develop the program of instrumental cello teaching in primary and secondary schools.
Montserrat is a Suzuki Teacher trained at the British Suzuki institute and she teaches children and adults of all levels and ages. She teaches cello in Sitges and Gracia, Barcelona.