Miguel is currently the First Concertmaster of the Spanish National Orchestra (OCNE). The success of Miguel Colom in many international competitions bear out his artistic quality: Prize winner in the Max Rostal International Competition, First Prize in the Ibolyka-Gyarfas Violin Competition Berlin, First Prize in the Competition of Juventudes Musicales de España, the Conservatorio Statale di Fermo award at the Andrea Postacchini International Competition in Italy, and the First Prize, Special Award and Prize for the best performer of Spanish music in the “Villa de Llanes” International Violin Competition.
As soloist, Colom has played with the the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE, Orqueta Sinfónica de Barcelona y Nacional de Catalunya, The World Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica Freixenet, Orquesta Sinfónica de El Salvador, Orquesta Sinfónica del Vallés, Orquesta de Cámara Andrés Segovia, or the Humboldt Universität Orchestra, amongst others, in prestigious concert halls such as the Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Auditorio Nacional de Musica Madrid, Teatro Monumental, Fundación Juan March in Madrid, Helsinki Music Center, Auditori and Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Palau de les Arts in Valencia or Auditorio in Santiago de Compostela.
In parallel to his career as a soloist, Miguel Colom is an active performer in chamber music, having performed with artists such as Antje Weithaas, Rainer Schmidt, Denis Pascal, Cuarteto Quiroga, Cuarteto Casals, Artemis Quartet, Duo del Valle, Karl Leister, Pepe Romero, amongst others. He is currently a member of the Trío VibrArt, with the pianist Juan Pérez Floristán and the cellist Fernando Arias. He is regulary invited as concertmaster with renowned orchestras such as the Konzerthausorchestra Berlin, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Orquesta del Palau de les Arts Valencia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Orquesta del Principado de Asturias, and he has been invited to perform with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Born in Madrid, he began to study violin with Sergio Castro and Anna Baget, then continued in some of Europe’s most prestigious institutions: Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía, under Rainer Schmidt, the “Hanns-Eisler” Hochschule für Musik Berlin with Antje Weithaaas and the Arts University of Berlin (UDK) with Nora Chastain. He has also participated in master classes with important performers including Eberhard Feltz, Ferenc Rados, Ana Chumachenco, Claudio Martínez Mehner and Mauricio Fuks.
This training in top level institutions was backed by scholarships, such as the Postgraduate Grant from the Obra Social La Caixa, the senior specialisation grant from the Sociedad de Artistas Intérpretes o Ejecutantes AIE and a grant from Juventudes Musicales de Madrid.
Between 2016 and 2019 Miguel was professor in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón (Zaragoza). Since 2019 he is profesor in the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio Madrid and he also teaches in the Baremboim-Said Orchestral Studies school in Seville. He plays on a 2018 Julia Pasch violin and a 2019 Ragnar Hayn violin.