Marian Rosa Montagut
Born in Benifaió (Valencia, Spain), Marian Rosa Montagut started musical studies at her hometown, and graduated with a Bachelor in Piano Performance from the Conservatory Joaquín Rodrigo in Valencia as well as a Bachelor in Philosophy from the University of Valencia. She then specialized in early and baroque music, studying with J. L. González Uriol at the Conservatory in Zaragoza. Marian has studied harpsichord with Albert Romaní and Eduard Martínez, and she has attended masterclasses by J. Ogg, R. Alesandrini, W. Jansen, E. López Banzo, and more. Founder of Harmonia del Parnàs, Marian conducts and plays harpsichord in this ensemble that has released eight albums and toured Europe and America, in addition to being a frequent collaborator with other groups as organist, harpsichordist, and conductor. She earned the Advanced Studies Diploma from the Doctoral Program in Musicology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain), and has been awarded several scholarships because of her research and preservation of Spanish music. Marian has been published in numerous scientific journals, dictionaries and books. She currently leads the TEMPUS Center for Musical Research and Outreach and conducts Harmonia del Parnàs.