Born in la Garriga (Barcelona, Spain) in 1997, Mariona Camats started playing the cello when she was six years old under the mastery of Anna Mora. She continued her studies with Prof. Lluís Claret and with Prof. Julius Berger in Leopold Mozart Zentrum from Augsburg University (Germany). From 2019 to 2021, she was artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel (Waterloo, Belgium), under the tutelage of Gary Hoffman. From 2021, she is studying an Artist Diploma at Stauffer Center for Strings (Cremona, Italy), with Prof. Antonio Meneses.
She has performed in Festival Pablo Casals 2017 in Prades, in several concerts in The International Holland Music Sessions, in the Supercello Festival 2018 in Beijing, in the Festival Emergents 2019 from L’Auditori de Barcelona, in the concert series Winners and Masters 2019 from Gasteig (Munich), in El Primer Palau 2020 from Palau de la Música (Barcelona), in the concert series Jóvenes intérpretes 2022-23 from Fundación Juan March (Madrid) and in the concert series Grans Concerts 2022-23 from Atlàntida de Vic, among others. As a soloist, she has performed together with the Jove Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès and Gilles Apap, the Orquestra Camera Musicae and Tomàs Grau and Joel Bardolet, the JONC Filharmonia and Manel Valdivieso, the Bruckner Akademie Orchester and Jordi Mora, the Orquestra de Cambra de Granollers and Guy van Waas and the Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès and Andrés Salado.
In October 2016, she won the Pablo Casals International Award, granted by the Pablo Casals Foundation. She has also won the first prize at several national competitions, as well as international: at the Flame Competition in Paris (2012), where she also won the “Grand Prix”-, at the International Vic Cello Festival Competition (2014) and at the Johannes-Andreas-Stein Wettbewerb (2016). In 2020, she won the Music Scholarship granted by the Fundació Güell and she also received the Critics Award from the competition El Primer Palau from Palau de la Música (Barcelona).
Until 2018, she played a cello made by Marc Laberte (1921) which belonged to Pau Casals. She is currently playing a cello made by luthier David Bagué in 2019.