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He was born in Madrid in 1978, began his musical studies with his father since he was twelve, he entered the Conservatory of Music "Marcos Redondo" of Ciudad Real, concluding the average degree in the specialty of trumpet graduating with honors with professor D. Martin Baeza Rubio. In 1997 he joined the Madrid Royal Conservatory, where the Superior Degree with distinction ends in June 2001 with the professor Don José María Ortí Soriano, highlighting the honors obtained in the seventh grade and Special Award Honor order career granted in October 2001.

 

Scholarship has participated in the first meeting of Puebla Instrumenta in Mexico, collaborating with the Festival Orchestra and the German Brass metals chamber group. Was first trumpet in various orchestras, including: Youth Symphony Orchestra Foundation and Coca-cola Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic and Contemporary Music of Madrid Royal Conservatory, Madrid Philharmonic and Philharmonia Orchestra of Spain.

 

He has worked with orchestras such as Youth Orchestra of students of the Community of Madrid, Philharmonic Madrid, National Orchestra of Spain, Orquesta de Cámara Reina Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra Spain, Classical Orchestra of Spain, Group Camera XXI, Chamber Orchestra Andrés Segovia and Guerrero project among others. His collaboration with: Staatskapelle Orchestra Berlin, Deuscht Oper, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic.

It has been led by the likes of Directors: Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Christian Thielemann, Marc Minosky, Frübeck Rafael Burgos, George Pehlivanian, Eliyahu Inbal, etc.

 

He has performed as soloist highlighting the concert presentation of the Symphonic Band of Madrid Royal Conservatory playing A. Vivaldi ´s concerto for two trumpets  under the baton of maestro Miguel Angel Colmenero and the Chamber Orchestra of the Royal Conservatory of Music playing Haydn´s trumpet concerto conducted by maestro Pedro Leon in the Chamber Hall of the National Auditorium in Spain and interpretation of the 2nd Brandenburg Concerto by J.S. Bach with the Philharmonia Orchestra for Spanish TV program "The Conciertazo".

 

In chamber music belongs and works with a wide variety of musical groups: group metals Pifari Bronze Brass, brass quintet Ayre brass (with whom he has given numerous concerts by the Spanish geography), Ensemble Trombae trumpets, etc. It also collaborates with different pianists and organists playing concerts and recitals featuring music ranging from the Baroque to Jazz and music of the XXI Century.

 

He has participated in various recordings for television, film and radio highlighting the musical TV program for children "The Conciertazo" with the Philharmonic Madrid and Spain.

 

He has had numerous collaborations with different artists, highlighting the recording of "The Soldier's Tale" by Igor Stravinsky with Paquito D Rivera, which won a Latin Grammy Award for best classical album.

 

He has also performed with the prestigious theater company, Animalario, as a trumpeter in the play Titus Andronicus, by Shakespeare.

 

Currently working with large groups of both classical and pop, rock, funk, salsa and jazz music. He has accompanied and recorded with artists such as Rocío Jurado, Paquito D Rivera, Melendi Francisco , Gilberto Santa Rosa, La India, Maelo Ruiz, and many mor ... and groupings such as: Wall Big Band, Bob Sand Big Band, Latin Orchestra Creative School, J.Teixi Band, Jerry Gonzalez Big Band, Orchestra Afrodisian and Soul Tellers.

 

He has taught numerous courses trumpet both in music schools and conservatories highlighting: School of Music Alcaniz (Teruel), School of Music of Miguelturra (Ciudad Real), Conservatory of Cuenca, Magallon (Zaragoza), Consuegra (Toledo).

 

Make numerous courses in orchestra and band, highlighting teachers, Jorma Panula, André Waignein, José Rafael Pascual Vilaplana, in Barsov (Romania) with Octav Calleya in Le Touquet (France), with G. Pehlivanian in Cordoba, Lorenzo Ramos, with Achim Holub, etc.

 

He has directed several formations, highlighting the Symphonic Band at the Professional Music Conservatory of Getafe, Concert de Villena (Alicante), Group Metals Brass Ensemble of JORCAM, Conservatory Symphony Orchestra Katarina Gurska, ESMUC Symphony Orchestra, London Classic Soloist Orchestra.

 

He has completed advanced studies in conducting with Maestro George Pehlivanian in the Conservatory Katarina Gurska in Madrid.

 

He has won the second prize of the London International Conducting Competition organized by London Classic Soloist Orchestra.

 

He currently teaches trumpet at the Professional Conservatory Getafe, and is artistic director of the Symphonic Band Complutense in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) and conductor of Ensemble XXI Complutum, the Camerata Complutum and trumpet player at The Five Bells group.

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