Anais Pasanau Miró is a professional clarinetist with classical background, based in Cologne since 2018.
She performs regulary with her own projects Vilart Ensemble and Mondo Chôro.
In 2020 and 2021, she has been awarded with the “Stipendium des Landes NRW” for freelance artists.
Since 2018 she performs with the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn (DE) and the Folkwang Kammerorchester and teaches actively in her own Online Atelier, as well as in the Musikschule Volmetal, Städt. Musikschule Euskirchen and in the Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Pulheim.
Her musical journey has offered her the opportunity to perform in venues like Konzerthaus Berlin, Herkulessaal München, Schwarzwaldhalle Karlsruhe, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg, Liederhalle Stuttgart, Rudolf-Oetker-Halle Bielefeld, Die Glocke Bremen, Chapel of St.Peter & St.Paul London, Josep Carreras Auditorium Vila-Seca and Hijstek Zaal Maastricht among others.
She started her clarinet studies in the Vila-Seca Conservatory with Miquel Àngel Marin and Laia Sanahuja. Afterwards, she continued her studies at the Conservatori Superior “Salvador Seguí” in Castelló de la Plana (ES) with Venancio Rius and Norma Comes, and later at the Maastricht Conservatorium (NL) with Roeland Hendrikx.
In 2017, she moved to Barcelona to study a Master of classical and contemporary music under the guidance of Prof. Isaac Rodríguez.
As a chamber musician, she has always been active and open to diverse projects, founding the clarinet and string quartet Vilart Ensemble (ES) and the Brazilian music trio Mondo Chôro (DE). Eager for contemporary music, she has premiered a movement of “Beyond the Music” by Julio Domingo, has taken part of the Chaves Ensemble of contemporary music and of the DuoLab Ensemble under the guidance of Claudius Valk.
As an orchestral player, she has gained experience performing as a soloist with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra (IT), participating in projects with JONC Alevins (ES), JOIC (Young Intercomarcal Orchestra, ES), Orquestra de les Mines (ES), Jove Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès (ES), and the Symphonic Orchestra and the Symphonic Band of the Conservatorium Maastricht (NL).
Anais has taken part in multiple artistic projects at the Jan Van Eyck Academy (NL), with the dancer Marika Meoli (IT), and other artists such as Alexis Blake (USA), Teresa Cos (IT), Daniel Jacoby (PE-LMA), Golnar Abassi (IRI), Urok Shirhan (IRQ), Sanne Vaassen (NL) or David Bernstein (USA).
She has been engaged in festivals like Pablo Casals (FR), Extra City (BE), PAS+ Festival Maastricht (NL), Night of Classical Music (NL), Freedom Chamber Music Festival (NL), Open Studios in the Van Eyck Academy (NL), ClarinetFest (ES), Fortea Festival (ES), Woodwind Band Certamen of the Valencian Community (ES), Intro In Situ 2in1 project (NL), Struinen in de Tuinen (NL) and Jazz Spring Festival Maastricht (NL).
She has been awarded with the first prize in the Tortosa IV International Music Stage “Felip Pedrell”, being able to perform as a soloist, and as well, has been awarded as a composer for the composition Metamorfosi in the Composition Contest “Joves Músics de la Ribera d’Ebre” (ES), obtaining one year earlier the Honorable Mention for the composition “Pluja d’abril”.
She was finalist in the “Arjau Foundation Music Contest” in the category of Catalan music from the XX-XXI century performance (ES).