VALTERS PUCE – CELLO 

Education at Royal Conservatory of Brussels [J.Reulling classes] M.M. / J.Vitols Latvian Music Academy [D.Puce’s, M. Villerusha’s, E.Testeleca’s classes] B.M. / The University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig [Professor’s P.Bruns classes] / Emils Darzins Music Secondary School.

Masterclasses with Natalia Gutman / Gary Hoffman / Frans Helmerson / Misha Maisky / Maksim Utkin / Bernard Greenhouse / Tilman Vik.

Awards Concertino Prague (Czech Rep.) / K. Davidova, A.Dombrovska (Latvia) / Brussels Royal Academy Cello Competition (Belgium) / Terem Crossover International Music Competition (Russia) / International Songwriting Competition (USA).

More He took part in Kronberg Academy masterclasses of the legendary cello performer Bernard Greenhouse. He played together with the Georgian ethno-Jazz band The Shin, cello trio Melo-M, the band Marana, participated in projects with conductors Normund Shne, Andris Veismanis etc.