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  • Mario GURALUMI was born in 1981 in Tirana, Albania
  • Current Country of Residence: Albania

Musical Studies in Albania:

  • Music School "Dëshmorët e lirisë" in Tirana (1987-1995)
    Teacher(s): Vjollca Pasha
  • Artistic School "Jordan Misja" in Tirana (1995-1999)
    Teacher(s): Teuta Kadriu, Agim Çegrani

Musical Studies Abroad:

  • Conservatoire de Musique de Neuchatel, Switzerland (2001-2006)
    Teacher(s): Luc Aeschlimann

Current Occupation(s):

  • Cellist in National Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Tirana (Albania)



After finishing his studies in the Artistic School "Jordan Misja" in Tirana, he wins the possibility to continue his studies for violoncello in "Conservatoire de Musique de Neuchatel" where he graduates in the class of prof. Luc Aeschlimann.
Meanwhile he participates in many master classes under the accurate lessons of Prof. Francois Guie, Claude Starck and Alain Meunier. His participation in different ensembles of chamber formations like duos quartets, quintets allows him to perform in Switzerland, Italy and France.
He also participates in many canton orchestras in Switzerland especially in Neuchatel.
Actually he lives in Albania where he is active in the Albanian artistic life.
He participates in "Mozaik 2007" where he has the role of the leading violoncello of the orchestra under the direction of prof. Ernst Kovacic. He is part of the Tirana Chamber Orchestra and part of one of the newest quartets in Albania. He also is first violoncello of the Tirana Camerata.
Starting from May 2008 he is performing as a part of the Orchestra of the Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Tirana).

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