Marino Colina

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Marino Colina
Olga Show drummer.jpg
Marino Colina, drummer of Olga Show
Background information
Born (1981-11-11) 11 November 1981 (age 37)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
GenresClassical, Violin&Drums
Occupation(s)Drummer
InstrumentsDrums
Websitewww.olgashow.com

Marino Colina is an Argentinian drummer, composer, conductor and producer born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Biography[edit]

Marino Colina, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, of Venezuelian-Italian parentage. His mother Maria Francesca Delacqua immigrated from Messina, Italy to Argentina with her parents in 1951. His father, Marino Jose de Jesús Colina Pardo, an aeronautics engineer, from Venezuela, met her in London during the 1970s and together they initiated a family in Buenos Aires. Being raised in such a multicultural family, Marino got in touch with very diverse musical styles and got very interested in arts in general.

Since 2012, he is the drummer of Olga Show.[1] In October 2012 the band Olga Show won the award for Best Street Performer in Berlin (Sat1 Frühstücksfernsehen).[2]

In 2017 Colina, with numerous performances in Switzerland and Germany, premiered with Olga Show and their own strings ensemble, J.S. Bach's Double Concerto for two Violins and Drums in the Berliner Philharmonie.[3][4] Their debut received standing ovations[5] and was acclaimed by the Berliner press.[6][7][8] Colina is the first drummer to arrange and perform this whole concerto for drum kit.[3][9]

Also 4 November 2017 Olga Show premiered in Rosenheim their arrangement for Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto also for Violin and Drums, that was praised by the Bavarian critic.[10][11]

1995-2009 Marino Colina studied since the age of 14 drums at the Juan - Jose - Castro Conservatory in Buenos Aires with Prof. Tristan Taboada, main percussionist at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires . Marino Colina played at the youth orchestra Libertador San Martin . He started recording drums at the age of 15 with his band EBF in Buenos Aires.

As a teenager he was inspired mostly by Ian Paice, Gene Kruppa, Vinnie Colaiuta, Daniel "Pipi" Piazzolla and Sebastian Peyceré.

Since 2012, he is the drummer of Olga Show.[1] In October 2012 the band Olga Show won the award for Best Street Performer in Berlin (Sat1 Frühstücksfernsehen).[2]

In 2014 Marino Colina was organizing demonstrations to protect the rights of street performers in Berlin.[12][13]

Marino Colina has performed along with Olga Kholodnaya in front of the Bataclan, four days after the 13 November 2015 attacks in Paris, as a call for world peace and a tribute for all the victims of war around the world.[14][15][16]

Discography[edit]

Release Composer/Title of work Performer Label/Catalog no. Format
2013 Olga Show Groove Strasse

859710315030

CD
2014 Olga Show Groove Strasse

859714591270

CD

Instrument[edit]

Currently, he plays a Masshoff[17] orchestral drum kit specially developed for playing together with string instruments without the need of amplification.[3] For 5 years prior to that, he had been using Gretsch drums.

References[edit]

[1] [14] [15] [16]

  1. ^ a b c "Amazing Violin Street Performer". YouTube. 22 January 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b Olga Show (22 October 2012), Olga Show winning "best street artist in Berlin" - 2012 SAT1 Frühstücksfernsehen, retrieved 21 September 2016
  3. ^ a b c "Olga Show Doppelkonzert für Violine und Schlagzeug | Berliner Philharmoniker". www.berliner-philharmoniker.de (in German). Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  4. ^ Olga Show (15 June 2017), Bach Double Concerto for Violin and Drums - Olga Show, retrieved 23 October 2017
  5. ^ Olga Show (15 June 2017), Bach Double Concerto for Violin and Drums - Olga Show, retrieved 23 October 2017
  6. ^ Blech, Volker. ""Bach gehört in die Philharmonie"" (in German). Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Olga Kholodnaya, Geigerin". www.kulturradio.de (in German). Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Olga Show mit Bach im Kammermusiksaal - Von der Straße auf die große Bühne". bild.de (in German). Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Olga Kholodnaya in einer Weltpremiere – Doppelkonzert für Violine und Schlagzeug in der Berliner Philharmonie von Johann Sebastian Bach". www.e-concierge.de.
  10. ^ Füchtner (Autumn 2017). "Wenn der Geigenbogen tanzt". OVB Heimatzeitungen.
  11. ^ Hoffmann, Susanne (Autumn 2017). "Olga-Show: erst Straßenmusik, dann Konzertsaal". OVB Heimatzeitungen.
  12. ^ "Ordnungsamt jagt Straßenmusiker am Alex". Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  13. ^ Olga Show (14 May 2014), Olga Show live in the RBB - Heimat Journal, retrieved 21 September 2016
  14. ^ a b "Un air de violon et un café, pour résister | Attentats terroristes à Paris". ICI.Radio-Canada.ca. 17 November 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Attentats de Paris: Une violoniste russe se produit devant le Bataclan en hommage aux victimes - Le Point". Lepoint.fr. 17 November 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  16. ^ a b "Un violoniste et un joueur de grosse caisse venus jouer devant le Bataclan - Hommages aux victimes de l'attentat terroriste du Bataclan à Paris le 16 novembre 2". Purepeople.com. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
  17. ^ Olga Show. "Marino Colina & Masshoff at the Berliner Philharmonie".[dead link]