BIO

BIO

Professional clarinetist, music researcher and pedagogue. Formed in Spain and Belgium, at the "Conservatorio Superior de Música de Zaragoza" (CSMA), at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp and at the International University of La Rioja (UNIR).

 

With extensive experience as a chamber musician, he combines concert activity with the role of pedagogue.

 

He began his clarinet studies with Professor Javier Bofarull, at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Reus, where he received the first special end-of-studies award, unanimously.

He continues his studies at the "Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón" (CSMA), with professors Ona Cardona and Francisco Antonio García. Later, he moved to Antwerp (Belgium) to study a Master in Solo Performance with Annelien Van Wauwe, an international soloist and one of the most prominent musicians of his generation.

 

He completed his training with prominent performers and pedagogues such as Andreas Sunden, Yehuda Gilad, Laura Ruiz, Wenzel Fuchs, Francesc Navarro, Josep Fuster, Joan Enric Lluna, Venancio Rius, Vicente Alberola, Carlos García, Nele Delafonteyne, Javier Martínez, Ona Cardona, Larry Passin, Pedro Rubio, Thorsten Johannes, Darío Mariño, Tim Lines, Cristo Barrios, Santi Pérez, Eduardo Raimundo, Maximiliano Martín...

 

As a chamber musician, he has trained with large chamber groups such as the Cuarteto Quiroga, teachers such as Álvaro Octavio, Manuel Angulo, Noelia Rodiles, Ravzan Popovici, Francis Pollet or the Natalia Ensemble, among others.

Likewise, he has received master classes in historical interpretation from Lorenzo Coppola, Ernst Shlader or Nicola Boud.

 

He has given chamber recitals at the "Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón", at "Sala Malapeira" in Vila-seca, at "La Lira Ampostina", at the "Bluawe Zaal" at the "De Singel" auditorium (Antwerp, Belgium), at the "Centro de Artes y espectáculos" of Figueira da Foz (Portugal), at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Reus, at the artillery room of Segovia or at the  Baza Auditorium, among others.

 

In addition, together with the "Calíope Trio" he has been invited to participate in the "Young Talents" concert series of the "Arte Amanti" music festival, which offers concerts throughout Belgium with great musicians such as Mischa Maisky or Martha Argerich.

 

As a member of different orchestras, he has performed in numerous venues such as the Barcelona Auditorium, "De Singel" (Antwerp, Belgium), the main hall of the Berlin Philharmonic, the "Mozart Hall" of the Zaragoza Auditorium, the "Ekeren Muziek Academy" (Belgium), the “Casa da Música” in Porto (Portugal), the Auditori Josep Carerras (Vila-seca), the“ Winterthur ”Auditorium in Barcelona, ​​the Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao (within the“ Musika- Music ”), in the cultor centrum Zwanberg of“ Zeist op-den-berg ”(Belgium) or in the“ Baluarte ”Conference Center in Pamplona, ​​among others. Working with internationally renowned soloists such as Josep Colom, Frank Braley, Janne Saksala, Aldo Baerten, Ona Cardona, Fernando Arias or Bernardo Cifres.

 

He has participated in projects with the "JONC" (Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya), the "JOIC" (Young Intercomarcal Orchestra), the Symphonic Orchestra and the Symphonic Band of the Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen (Belgium), and the Orchestra and Symphonic Band of the Conservatory Superior of Music of Aragon.

He has collaborated with the "Zaragoza Symphony Orchestra", performing concerts and recordings in the "Sala Mozart" of the Zaragoza Auditorium, as well as the "Unicef" orchestra and the "Arts Symphony Orchestra", both based in Barcelona, ​​between Others. He was selected as principal clarinet of the "Philharmonic Orchestra of Catalonia" and has collaborated with the "Harmonie Von Peer" of Belgium, winning the first prize in the international competition "VLOH" held in March 2019 at the "Cultuurcentrum Zwaneberg" He has also participated in some projects as a principal clarinet with the chamber orchestras "Con Spirito Kammerorkest", based in Antwerp, and with the orchestra "Deutsch skandinavische jugend-philharmonie" in Berlin.

He has participated as a teacher and offered chamber music concerts in the 12th edition of the "ONJ" ("National Youth Orchestra" of Portugal) during the summer of 2019.

Not everything is with the instrument...

 

  • Introductory level in "Trager Method" in 2017, given by the Spanish Trager Asocication.

 

 

 

  • Specialized Mindfulness course for artists, given by the specialist in psychology specialized in performing arts, Marta Gómez Garay, in 2018.

 

 

 

  • Musical research Master degree, at UNIR (La Rioja Internacional University), with honors, the last 2020.

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Here you can download my CV, in Catalan, Spanish or English.