NICOLE PEÑA COMAS, violoncello

Nicole holds a bachelor and master degree from the University of Music and dramatic arts of Vienna. Her minors included Composition, Music and Cultural Management and old Music. At the moment she works as first Cellist with the  Haydn Orchestra Eisenstadt, Tonkunstvereinigung Wien, Wiener Schubert Symphonieorchester.
As a Soloist she has played with the Sinfonic Orchestra of the Dominican Republic and the Orchestra of the „Conservatorio Nacional de Música“ von Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.
National and International concert tours as a chamber musician and orchestra musician brought her to Germany, Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, Germany, Spain, Italy and Dominican Republic with the Bach Chamber orchestra, Vienna Performance Orchestra, Trio Peña Comas, Spirituosi, Animus Quintett, Symphonia Vienna, Junge Philharmonie etc.. in Concert Halls,  such as Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Sala Teatrino at Liceu of Barcelona, Lisztzentrum Raiding, Haydnsaal Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, Forbidden City in Beijing, Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai, Teatro Nacional and Palacio de Bellas Artes de Santo Domingo.
She has participated in the Festivals: Europees Musiekfestival voor de Jeugd 2007 Neerpelt, Haydn Klang 2009, Wiener Festwochen 2008, 2014, 2016,  Musikwochen Millstatt   2015,  Musi Open Air Bad Kleinkirchheim 2015, Expo Milano 2015 , Ravello Festival 2015 and the Horizonte Landecker Festwochen 2016.

2015 wins El Soberano Award as a member of Spirituosi  for „the best classical concert of the year“ in Dominican Republic.2013- Special recognition at the Youth National Prize in Santo Domingo for her achievements in Music. Furthermore is nominated in D.R. for a Soberano Award in the category classical artist in a foreign country.
2011- Recognition for her achievements in Music from the Government of Dom. Rep. also is awarded with a Scholarship offered by Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund from the Tokyo Foundation for her academic and human excellency.