Bera Romairone is an Argentinian saxophonist based in Switzerland, active in the fields of contemporary creation and cultural management. She obtained her degree in Musical Arts at the National University of Arts in Buenos Aires and received 1st prize in the first Chamber Music competition of the University. Studying with Arno Bornkamp (Netherlands), Marie-Bernadette Charrier (France) and Pierre-Stéphane Meugé (Switzerland) among other international teachers, she received her Master degree in Performance and Musical Pedagogy. She holds a Páleo Hes-So Prize (CH) and has received the support of Mozarteum (Arg), National Fund of Arts (Arg), Foundation Irène Dénéréaz (CH), Foundation Max Jost (CH), Ibermúsicas (int) and ProHelvetia (CH), among others.
Bera works as a saxophone teacher in Switzerland and shares her passion for music and education through master classes, residencies, workshops and conferences in universities, conservatories and academies such as the Fine Arts University of La Plata (ARG), Córdoba University (ARG), Conservatory of Athens (GR) and University do Rio Grande do Norte (BR). She regularly participates in ensembles and contemporary and classical music festivals such as Delian Academy for New Music (GR), Grachten Festival (NL), Darmstädter Ferienkurse (GE), Experimentation centre of Theater Argentino TaCEC (ARG), Mauricio Kagel Conferences (GE), IGNM Bern (CH), Próxima Centauri (FR), Plateforme Container (CH-Latin America), Meta-ksi collective (GR), Festival Kuraia (ESP), Label Suisse (CH), Bilgi Festival (TR), 113 Collective composers (EU), Callejón del Ruido (MEX) & Collège Contemporain (FR). Bera holds a degree in cultural management from the University of Santiago de Compostela (ES).
Bera is the founder, saxophonist and artistic director of Awkas ensemble (FR-CH), specialized in contemporary music.
Photo credits: Vanesa Falcone - Pau Saiz - Luca Pescaglini