Born and raised in Barcelona, Laura Masferrer is a professional cellist currently living in New York City. As a world-class musician, she has performed with numerous renowned musicians at first-rate venues and internationally broadcasted festivals. Recently, she was on the international tour of BB Promotion production’s “West Side Story”, directed by Lonny Price, as their principal cellist. Other musical theater credits includes “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” (La Latina Theater, Madrid); “Fun Home” (Condal Theater, Barcelona); “Spring Awakening” (Victòria Theater, Barcelona). She has also been part of the creative process for the acclaimed new Spanish musical “Una Llum Tímida”, performed across Spain as their lead cellist, and recorded their original soundtrack. Recently, this show won the “Best Musical Production” award at the Barcelona Theater Awards IV edition.
Laura has also been part of the performances “Concerto a Tempo di Umore” and “Desconcerto” with the Orthemis Chamber Orchestra as a principal cellist. In 2021, they won two international Awards at YAMAwards (Lavrik, Norway) for their production “Desconcerto”.
She did most of her studies in her native country and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical and Contemporary Cello Interpretation from Liceu Conservatory (Barcelona) and a Master’s Degree in Cello Interpretation and Musical Investigation from Alfonso X el Sabio University (Madrid). In addition to her several musical theater projects, she is also heavily involved in many classical orchestra projects, recording studio sessions and participates in various modern musical projects. Her artistic career has led her to play in the best theaters and opera houses in United States, Europe and Asia, such as the Lincoln Center in New York, the Alter Oper in Frankfurt and the Dubai Opera.
Laura recorded several CDs and original soundtracks for internationally awarded Short Films such as “Flotando” (directed by Franki de Leonardis) and “Nubes” (directed by Edu Escudero).
- NYC/Tri-State Area
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- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)