Classicalia Finalist 2022
GISELA DEKORT MESALLES 🎷 saxophonist
Spanish saxophonist Gisela Dekort Mesalles was awarded a scholarship from Fundació de Música Ferrer-Salat in 2020 at age 16 to begin her Bachelor of Music studies two years early at the Fundació Conservatori Liceu under Albert Julià. She has performed as a soloist with Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León and has won many international awards. In 2019, as member of Mezzo Quartet, she won first prize at Pugem a l'escenari of Joventuts musicals de Sant Cugat del Vallès, and first prize in the Sant Anastasi competition in Lleida. In 2020 she was a semi-finalist of the Superior Category at the Intercentros Melómano competition, and she won second prize in at the XVI Encontro Galego do Saxofón; and the Special Saxophone Prize in the Conservatori de Terrassa. In 2021, she became a finalist in the Spanish talent TV show Prodigios (RTVE-1) and won many first prizes in various online competitions.