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Leihlani Tatzhel García Tamez

Leihlani Tatzhel García Tamezj


Born 1990 in Mexico City. She received her first violin lessons at the age of five. At the age of seven she took up lessons with Lilia Vargas Aguayo as a junior student at the National Conservatory of Music and later studied there under Boris Klepov, completing her undergraduate studies with honors in 2011. Subsequently, she studied at the University of Music Würzburg with Prof. Sören Uhde, finishing her master’s degree in 2013 and achieving an excellent mark. After her master ́s, she continued studying at the same university and with the same professor a diploma, which she concluded in November 2015. 

Currently, she is studying her Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in violin performance at the University of North Texas. She made a one-month internship with the Nürnberger Symphoniker and in the season 2017-2018 she played in Mexico City with the Orquesta Juvenil Universitaria Eduardo Mata (OJUEM). She has received many scholarships and performed as a soloist with the Orquesta de Cámara del Conservatorio Nacional de Música, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tlalnepantla and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tlaxcala. In the United States she has played with the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra, Irving Symphony Orchestra, San Angelo Symphony Orchestra and Plano Symphony Orchestra. In 2005 she appeared on the radio. She has taken masterclasses with the Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Nicolas Dautricourt, Ludovica Mosca, Scott Yoo, Bartosz Bryła, Jeremy Bell and Ross Winter.