Biography


The Chilean cellist Fabiola Ojeda is a versatile performer on both modern and period instruments in a historically informed style, a devoted chamber music performer, and cello teacher.

She has been awarded the 1st Prize at Chilean Young Talent Competition, 1st Prize at Atlanta Cello Society Young Artists Competition, and by Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now- Germany. Mrs. Ojeda was a formal assistant of Professor Martha Gerchefski at the University of Georgia (Atlanta-USA), as well as of Professor Matias de Oliveira Pinto at Julius Stern Institute (University of the Arts-Berlin). At the same time, while still in Germany, she worked as cello teacher at the “School of Music and Arts" in Bielefeld-Nordheimwestfallen. In the United States, she was a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (Ga) and in Germany of Symphony Orchestra of Münster Theatre.

Based in Athens-Greece since 2009; Mrs. Ojeda has been Principal Cellist at the Chamber Orchestra of the National Opera (Children's Opera), collaborated in concerts and recordings with Baroque Orchestra "Armonia Atenea" for level DECCA, together with the soprano Julia Leznheva and countertenor Max Emaneul Cencic, among others. On the other hand, she has worked as well with Greek composers Periklis Liakakis, Nikos Mamangakis, Nikos Kypourgos, Giorgos Kouroupos, and Theodore Antoniou, participating regularly in Contemporary Music Performances at the Alternative Stage of Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
Since the year 2014, and under the patronage of the Chilean Government, she began collaborating with the Chilean composer Luis Saglie, bringing to Greece the projects "Tribute to Pablo Neruda" and “Tribute to Violeta Parra."
Mrs. Ojeda has also participated at the Academy of "Ensemble Modern-Germany" in Paxos Greece, and in masterclasses with Professors Anatoly Krastev, Maria Kliegel, Collin Carr, Antonio Meneses, and Jaap ter Linden.
She was a student of Professor Marcio Carneiro at Musikhochschule Detmold and holds a Higher Artistic Performance Diploma from Musikhochshule Münster.

In Athens, she teaches at the Greek Kodàly Institute and is a member of "Diverse and Bizarre Baroque Ensemble."