GIORGIO POMA

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17 year old Giorgio was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 2001, and began playing the cello at the Jr. Conservatory Lilla Akademien in Stockholm, Sweden at the age of six. He currently studies at the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College with Marion Feldman and Emirhan Tunca.

Giorgio has given numerous performances including Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden, Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden Cirkus Concert Hall in Sweden, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Merkin Concert Hall, where he premiered his own composition “Generations” in honor of those we lost in the Holocaust.

Giorgio has been a prize winner in several competitions including the 2018 Rondo Competition, The 2018 Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School Concerto Competition, 2017 Regina Rubinoff award for strings, The East Coast International Competition and Rovere d’Oro in San Bartolomeo, Italy. Giorgio has also performed for the royal family of Sweden and for the Nobel Foundation. Giorgio has participated in several festivals including O/Modernt Festival in Stockholm, Sweden and the Gotland Festival in Gotland, Sweden. Giorgio was grateful to receive the Fiorello H. LaGuardia Alumni &Friends Stephen Kates Memorial Cello Scholarship (June 2018). Giorgio attended on scholarship the Boston University Tanglewood Institute- Young Artist Orchestra program this past summer 2018. In October 2018 Giorgio received the Manhattan School of Music Marion Feldman Scholarship.

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