David Vargas

RPS Instrument Purchase Grant 2020 | £1,500 towards a double bass

Classical bassist David Domínguez Vargas is a second-year undergraduate studying in the acclaimed bass class of Luis Cabera and Rinat Ibragimov at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama thanks to a major scholarship given by the institution.

Native from Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain), David is part of the Canary Islands Youth Orchestra (JOCAN) since 2017 where he has had the opportunity of touring across the whole archipelago and participated in their China Tour in 2018 with a last concert at the Shanghai Concert Hall. David graduates with honors and ‘Honorable Mention’ from Tenerife Professional Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Alain Bourguignon from 2016 to 2019. At that time, he had the chance to play with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra in one of their season concerts. He has also assisted to several international courses in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, and Spain for playing in chamber ensembles, solo performing, and receiving private lessons from re-known bassist. Since July 2020, David is supported by the German foundation Carin Riesen Stiftung.

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