Javier Rameix (Venezuela, 1991) started his piano studies at the age of 5 years old at the Conservatory of Music of Aragua State in Venezuela. From the age of 17 he studied at the Utrecht Conservatory (HKU) with Alan Weiss and Sebastian Colombo, where he finished his Bachelor Degree and his Master Degree with the highest honor. Afterwards he studied with professor Galina Eguiazarova at the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid, Spain. Currently, he is part of the International Chamber Music Institute at the Reina Sofía School under the tutelage of professor Márta Gulyás.
Javier has a notable experience as a soloist. During his studies in Venezuela he performed as a soloist with different orchestras on various occasions. Subsequently he performed with the Utrecht Conservatory Orchestra in the Netherlands. In 2011 he was invited by Jose Antonio Abreu (the founder of Venezuelan Orchestras “El Sistema”) to perform with the Teresa Carreño Orchestra. He gave concerts in Venezuela, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands and France. In April of 2013 he performed for the King and Queen of the Netherlands at the Staetshuys Fonds in Amsterdam. In 2016 Javier had his debut in Auditorio Nacional in Madrid together with the Verum Orchestra and director Miguel Romea. Javier has a great interest in chamber music, which led him to collaborated with notable musicians such as Maestro Aldo Baerten (principal flutist of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic) and Zóltan Mácsai (principal horn of Staatskapelle Dresden).
As a student of Reina Sofía School of Music, Javier was a member of the chamber music group Ricercata (piano sextet) under the tutelage of professors Hansjorg Schellenberger, Klaus Thunemann and Radovan Vlatkovi. Currently he has a piano quintet with the group Albéniz de Prosegur, which regularly performs in Spain. As a member of Centros de Estudios Pianísticos, Javier received musical classes by great pianists such as Arcadi Volodos, Rita Wagner, Eldar Nebolsin, Josep Colom, Nelson Goerner, Jorge Luis Prats, Bruno Canino, Claudio Martínez Mhener and Dimitri Bashkirov, among others.
Javier won several prizes: 1st Prize in National Piano Competition Silvia Eisenstein in Venezuela; 1st Prize in the competition organized by the University of Barcelona (Concurs de Primavera - 2012). In 2014 Javier received, together with the Dutch Baritone Michael Wilmering, the junior price and the press price in the 50th International Vocal Competition for Lied-Duo. In 2016 they won the Association Friends of the IVC Prize in the same competition. In 2016 Reina Sofía, the Queen Mother of Spain, awarded Javier as the best student of his class of the Reina Sofía School of Music and in 2017 he received the same honor awarded by the Queen of Spain Sofía in the category of Best Chamber Music Group of the class. Javier has recently obtained his Dutch Nationality and he currently resides in Amsterdam where he works as a concert pianist.