Professor of the Composition Chair at the José Ángel Lamas Higher School of Music and the Simón Bolívar Conservatory
Gerardo Gerulewicz, Caracas 1966. Composer graduated with honors from the Moscow Tchaikowski Conservatory, 1998. Author of symphonic, vocal, chamber and piano works.
He has participated as a composer and pianist in concerts and festivals in Venezuela, Russia, Spain, Germany and Croatia. He participates in the Simón Bolívar Latin American Contemporary Music Ensemble, directed by maestro Alfredo Rugeles.
First Prize in the Composition Contest of the Municipal Symphony Orchestra and Third Prize in the II Composition Contest of the Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. He has received several times the Municipal Prize of Music in the mentions Short Symphonic Work, Long Symphonic Work and Chamber Music.
Finalist for the International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition 2010, advanced level, National Academy of Music, Colorado. Maestro Eduardo Serrano Popular Music Award 2015 and 2017. Second Prize at the Diabelli International Competition in Munich, Germany 2016.
He is also dedicated to teaching undergraduate and graduate. He is head of the Music Department at the UCV School of Arts and director of the UCV University Orchestra. He is a professor at the Composition Chair at the José Ángel Lamas Higher School of Music and at the Simón Bolívar Conservatory. He obtained a degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of the Arts, under the guidance of teachers Alfredo Rugeles and Rodolfo Saglimbeni.