CSM Galicia Percussion Professors
Associate Timpani Professor
Born in Xixona, Javier trained at the Óscar Esplá Superior Conservatory of Music in Alicante and is the Timpani-Soloist of the Valencia Orchestra.
He regularly participates with orchestras such as Dissonances, Bandart, Mahler Chamber or the Evian Festival Orchestra. They are orchestras formed by soloists from world-class orchestras.
He is one of the promoters of the Liber Quartet, a group formed by two pianos and two percussionists, highlighting the interpretations of The Consecration of Spring by I. Stravinsky and West Side Story.
Soon he has future projects as a soloist with the Chémitz Orchestra (Germany), the Monterrey Orchestra, the Swedish Orchestra, the Galician Symphony Orchestra, etc.
Currently is Soloist kettledrum professor of CSM Galicia and Soloist Kettledrum of Orquesta de Valencia.
Associate Marimba and Percussion Professor
Trained in the conservatory of his hometown, Alicante, he receives at the same time the advice of the soloists Sisco Aparici (València) and Katarzyna Myćka (Stuttgart). Later he studied at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, under the tutelage of percussion soloist Li Biao.
He has received the First Prize in the International Marimba ConUCOpercussion Contest, the Honorary Prize of the Alicante Concert Society Interpretation Contest or the Musical Interpretation Scholarship of the Pro-Music Association Amadeo L. Sala.
He currently maintains his career as an international soloist and participating in chamber music groups.
Associate Symphony Percussion Professor
He studied at the conservatories of Valencia and Madrid, at the Neopercussion study center and at Hogeschool loor Muziek in Theater Rotterdam (Netherlands).
Author of several pedagogical projects such as The Age of Materials, The Masked Box (Master class based on D. Shostakóvich’s symphonies) or Modernity, Method and Mind (improvement course of orchestral repertoire).
In Chamber Music he plays with Madrid OKHO Dúo has several shows such as Talking Drum or ORIGEN. Coming soon Spain Our Music will premiere in the Chamber Cycle of the RTVE Orchestra and will record B.Bartok’s sonata for two pianos and percussion with pianists Victor and Lluis del Valle.
He is currently a percussion soloist in the RTVE Symphony Orchestra and symphony percussion professor of CSM Galicia.
He began studying music at the Professional Conservatory of Music in A Coruña. He was part of the Young Symphony Orchestra of Galicia. He has the title of Superior Degree of Music from Musikene.
He combined the solo route (San Sebastián Musical Fortnight) and the orchestral (he collaborates with numerous Spanish orchestras and is part of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester). Academician of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and 1st percussionist in the NDR Sinfonieorchester, with which he has performed on countless concerts, tours, recordings and twice as a soloist.
In addition, he continues to make chamber music with various NDR Percussion, Piano Duo Grau-Schumacher, etc. He has also been a professor of orchestral percussion at the Musikhochschule in Hamburg.