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"Her musical work is mesmerizing.”
—  The Philadelphia Inquirer




Claudia Pellegrini was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. She began her violin studies at age five, was an Honor Conservatory Graduate by seventeen (Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid, Spain), a Master's Graduate by twenty-three (Temple University, Philadelphia), a Songwriting Competition Finalist by twenty-four (VH1 2003), and a published violinist-producer-songwriter-vocalist by twenty-six. 

She has studied with Zakhar Bron, Sergei Fatkulin and Kim Fisher, among others. In her career, Claudia has worked with the some of the greatest (Pinchas Zukerman, Yehudi Menuhin, Michael Tilson Thomas, etc.) and she has performed with several orchestras in the Philadelphia area (such as Lancaster Symphony, Symphony in C, Vox Amadeus, Philadelphia Virtuosi, Bay Atlantic Symphony, Pottstown Symphony, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Delaware Symphony, etc). In 2003, she received the Albert Tashjian Award for Excellence in Violin Performance. 

Claudia has a Teaching and Pedagogy Certificate by the University Complutense of Madrid, and she has a vast experience as an educator in Europe, the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Currently she is a member of the faculty at Philadelphia Youth Orchestra.


“The effect of Claudia's performance still lingers within me. The emotion that streamed from her violin was captured on every face in the audience. The music was fun and interactive.”

—  audience member

“She was at ease with her audience and transported everyone during her globe-trotting musical journey. She was a smashing success!“

—  audience member

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