Pedro Rodriguez, a founding member of the Vera Quartet, was born in A Coruña, Spain, where he began his musical studies at the age of four. He studied with Jesús Llaneza and Deborah Hamburger before receiving his Künstlerisches Diplom from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich with Ingolf Turban. He then moved to Barcelona to study at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya with Raquel Castro. Pedro also holds a Performers Diploma in Solo Performance, and is currently finishing an Artist Diploma at the Jacobs School of Music with Mauricio Fuks. He has participated in masterclasses and festivals around the world with renowned musicians such as Vadim Repin, Rainer Schmidt, Milan Vitek, Yuval Gotlibovich, Mauricio Fuks, Ana Chumachenco and Koichiro Harada.
Throughout his studies, Mr. Rodriguez has received the support of prestigious institutions, such as the Diputación de A Coruña, Juventudes Musicales de Madrid, the Jacobs School of Music and the La Caixa Foundation.
A prizewinner in several competitions, Pedro has been awarded Second Prize at the “Villa de Llanes” Competition in Llanes in 2005, First Prize and Special Price to the Best String Player at the “Intercentros Melómano” National competition in Madrid in 2006, and Audience Prize at the “Forum Musikae” Competition in Madrid 2012. As a soloist he has performed with the Orquesta Chamartín at the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Real Filharmonía de Galicia in Santiago de Compostela and Ferrol, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, and Orquesta Gaos in A Coruña.