Juan-Miguel Hernandez

An artist defined as “…tender, lyrical, loaded with personality” (Atlanta Journal Constitution), violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez is also recognized for drawing “…the sweetest, most sonorous tone…” (Washington Post). First Prize winner at the 16th International Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria, and the Sphinx Competition (2006 Senior division), Juan-Miguel is regularly seen on stage as soloist and guest artist around the world. A dedicated chamber musician, Juan-Miguel was a member of the legendary Fine Arts Quartet (2013-2018) and original member of the Harlem Quartet (2006-2012). Juan-Miguel joined the faculty of the Royal Academy of Music in London as Professor of Viola in September 2016 where he now remains as visiting professor after moving back to Montreal-Canada, his native home, in 2020. His musicianship has led to a wide array of collaborations with artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Lynn Harrell, Kim Kashkashian as well as Chick Corea, Gary Burton and Stanley Clark.