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Born in Madrid in 1995, Marina Martín Maldonado

is a classical violinist acclaimed by the public

for her finesse and musical sensitivity.

Marina graduated with Distinction at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and, in addition to obtaining the Master in Violin Interpretation in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel, she graduated with Excellence in Master of Musical Pedagogy at the UNIR.

Her passion for chamber music led her to cofound the Yan String Quartet in 2018, making their debut in Poitou, France in 2019. The same year, they were invited to perform and tour to various festivals such as “Fête de la Musique” Festival in Brussels, “Concerts en nos Villages” Festival in Poitou Charentes, France, and “Young Masters" Festival in Antwerp, Netherlands.

Furthermore, she has given several recitals with piano in Brussels, London (St Paul Church - Covent Garden 2024), Madrid, Barcelona, Islas Canarias, Grignan (France), the online Live Global Festival and Klarafestival Box in Brussels among others.

During the 2021 season, Marina also performed as soloist the Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor at the Grand Salle of the Brussels Royal Conservatory, accompanied by the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel Orchestra.


In her soloist journey, she debuted with conductor Dirk Brossé in Amuz (Antwerpen, 2023), presenting the compositions of Belgian artist Johan Famaey alongside the Prima la Musica orchestra. Notably, the piece titled "Tema para Marina" was specially dedicated to her and premiered in front of the Chinese and Spanish ambassadors in Belgium (2024).

She has been awarded in international competitions, receiving the 1st Prize in Ramón Bilbao International Competition (2018), the 1st Prize “Best Artist” at the International Hope Music Festival (2021) and 2nd Prize Concurso de Intérpretes “Diputación de Toledo” (2015).


Marina’s first recording features Bach Sonata no. 1 in G minor, which was recorded in Madrid in 2020. She also puts a musical focus on arranging, recording and premiering pieces from contemporary composers, being recognized as Spotify Artist and member of the general Spanish authors and editors society (SGAE). Furthermore, she has been interviewed in the National Radio of Spain (RNE) during the program “Entre dos luces” (2022).

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