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Juan-Salvador attends the Crossroads School in Santa Monica and studies cello at the Colburn School of Performing Arts with Ron Leonard, former principal cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Juan-Salvador has won 1st Place in the ASTA California State Solo Competition, the Los Angeles Violoncello Society Competition, and the Parness Concerto Competition for Young Artists, in addition to being a semi-finalist for the nationwide Sphinx Competition and receiving the 2010-2011 Zipper Award. He has performed the Elgar cello concerto with the Culver City Symphony Orchestra, the Haydn C major cello concerto with the Topanga Symphony Orchestra, and the Saint-Saëns cello concerto with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Coyoacán in Mexico City. In August 2009 Juan-Salvador played the Elgar concerto for Yo-Yo Ma and Plácido Domingo, who gave him a joint master class!He has also had master classes with cellists Anner Bylsma, Colin, David Finckel, Paul Katz, and Ralph Kirshbaum, and has played privately for violinist Itzhak Perlman and conductor Gustavo Dudamel. Juan-Salvador is the cellist of the Colburn Honors String Quartet and is a member of the American Youth Symphony. He is a frequent guest in the Colburn Musical Encounters program, which brings classical music to public schools in Los Angeles. He plays a Becker cello on loan from a private foundation.
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