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Biography

Gillian Omalyev is an American guitarist living and working in Dortmund, Germany. She's worked with international artists such as Carine Tinney, Trio Amaterasu, Sebastian Kausch and many others. As part of the prize winning ensemble Trio Amaterasu she has performed on WDR3, with the Landestheater Detmold and through out Europe touring with this amazing trio. Recent projects include a CD of music from the American Continents with her partner Vinicius Jacomin, competitions with recorder player Sebastian Kausch, and the Schöne Müllerin with Konstantin Ingenpass.

Gillian's mentors and teachers include Dale Kavanagh, Goran Krivokapic, David Leisner. Master classes with Aniello Desiderio, Pavel Steidl, Oscar Gighlia, Laura Young and Antigoni Goni.

Gillian Omalyev begeisterte mit einem ebenso perfekten wie leidenschaftlichen Gitarrenspiel. -Mitteilungsblatt Steinheim

Gillians' repertoire includes:

John Dowland: Lachrimae, A Fancy

Julian Arcas: Fantasia sobre los motivos de La Traviatta

Benjamin Britten: Nocturnal

J.S. Bach- Second Violin Sonata BWV 1003, Fifth Lute Suite BWV 995, Fugue BWV 1000 a moll

Heitor Villa Lobos- 5 Preludes

Rodrigo- Junto al Generalife

Nikita Koshkin- Usher Waltz

Jose Luis Merlin- Suite del Recuerdo

Esteban Daza and Francesco Da Milano- Ricercare and Fantasias

Mauro Giuliani- Sonatine No 3 Op 71

Fernando Sor- Fantasia Elegiaque

Dusan Bogdanovic- 6 Balkan Miniatures, Sonata 1

Dionisio Aguado- Andante and Rondo No 2