CSM Galicia Woodwind Professors
Flute Associate Professor
She began her studies at the Victoria dels Àngels Municipal School of Music in Sant Cugat del Vallès. Later she graduated from the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC), continued at the Conservatoire National de la Region de Paris and finished her advanced studies at the Scuola Civica Claudio Abbado (Milán, Italy).
Recognized in different international competitions, the first prize and distinction of the jury in the American Protégé Woodwinds Competition stand out, which led her to debut at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York and the Grand Prix of the 27th World Music Competition.
Her first album, Gypsy Airs (2015), won two gold medals at the Global Music Awards (California) and Best Classical Album by The Akademia Music Awards (Los Angeles).
Invited as a soloist in different orchestras, she alternates her activity as a soloist with teaching.
Flute Main Guest Professor
Of Compostela origin, he began his music studies at the conservatory of this city and continued in Salamanca, Detmold and Geneva.
He is regularly invited as a flute soloist by the Castilla y León Symphony, the Gran Teatro del Liceu, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber, etc.
He combines his activity as Professor of Flute and Chamber Music at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón with courses and masterclasses in different schools, conservatories and orchestras.
Main Guest Oboe Professor
Born in San Sadurniño, Galicia. She began his musical studies at the Ferrol conservatory, and studied for two years at the School of Higher Musical Studies in Santiago de Compostela.
She has been awarded a scholarship on different occasions and has been part of orchestras such as the Galician Symphony Youth Orchestra, the EUYWO, NJO, Gustav Mahler Jungendorchester and the Junge Deutsche Philarmonie.
She is currently studying for a master’s degree and will be a solo English horn at the Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin.
Associate Oboe Professor
He begins his studies in Valencia and continues his training at the Karajan Academy Berliner Philharmoniker under the tutelage of Jonathan Kelly.
During his career he has played with prestigious orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Gewandhaus Orchester in Leipzig or the London Symphony Orchestra
He is currently a soloist oboe in the Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra and professor at the ESMAR in Valencia.
Basson Associate Professor
Raffaele Giannotti was born in 1995 in Italy. He graduated from the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Turin. Later he studies at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.
He has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Carbinia Symphony Orchestra, the Magna Grecia Orchestra, the Bari Symphony Orchestra, the Andreas Bello Orchestra, Collegium Musicum, the Czech Chamber Philharmonic and Orchestra Paradubice.
Nowadays, he is the principal bassonist of the Münchner Philharmoniker.
Basson Associate Professor
Graduated from ESMUC, he is a bassoonist for the Galician Symphony and has collaborated with different professional orchestras such as that of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Navarra Symphony, the Symphony of Vallès, the Symphony of Barcelona and National of Catalonia or RTVE. He has extensive experience in chamber music as a member of Zoar. He has also collaborated with ensembles such as the Cambra de Granollers Orchestra, Ensemble BCN216, Instrumental Group of the 20th century, Contemporary Atlantic Workshop, OSG Sinfonietta and Camerata Bocherini, among others.
Clarinet Associate Professor
He studied his degree at the Conservatorio Superior de Música del Liceu. Later he obtained his master’s degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama of London.
Artist of Viena International Music Management, recently he has recorded a CD with IPA laber and sponsored by Bank Austria.
He is the artistic director of Classical Music La Vilavella and, since September 2019, director of the live auditions at the World Music Competition.
He is currently professor of clarinet and chamber music at the Wiener Musikakademie.
Clarinet Associate Professor
He studied clarinet and chamber music at the Conservatories of Music of Ourense, Arturo Soria and Amaniel in Madrid, where he obtained the title of Clarinet Teacher.
He finished his higher studies at the Conservatories of Music in Santiago and Vigo. He is part of the orchestra of the Santiago Conservatory and the Gregorio Baudot Orchestra.
He is a clarinet soloist with the Cidade Philharmonic Orchestra of Pontevedra, soloist of the Music Band of the E.N.M de Marín and clarinet teacher at the Superior Music Center of Galicia (Valga).
Guest Clarinet Professor
He studied with Walter Boeykens at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, Belgium, and with George Pieterson and Larry Combs.
He has played with orchestras such as Royal Concertgebow Orchestra, New York Philarmonic Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchester Les Dissonances and the MMCK Tokyo Orchestra.
He has conducted the Young Orchestra of the Madrid Opera, the Young Orchestra of Soria and the Royal Theater of Madrid, among other groups and institutions.
Founder of the Alberola MMCV Valencia, Professor at the ESMAR Escuela Superior de Valencia, and guest conductor at the Perm Opera, Russia.
Saxophone Associate Professor
He started studying saxophone in Rianxo, when he was 9 years old. He completed his higher studies in Palma de Mallorca and then moved to France to continue his training at the Bordeaux Regional Conservatory.
He has won more than a dozen awards, including the one obtained in the 38th Club Lyceum Chamber Music Competition in Lausanne (Switzerland), those received in the 2010 and 2012 editions of the Montserrat Alavedra Chamber Music Competition in Barcelona or the one granted by the Youth Institute in the Classical Music category of the INJUVE 2012 Creation contest.
MARIE BERNADETTE CHARRIER
Main Guest Saxophone Professor
As a soloist and in chamber music, the Ensemble Proxima Centauri forms part, of which she is artistic director. She has participated in various broadcasts and radio recordings in Germany, France and Australia.
She has played with the Orchester du Théâtre de Nantes, Orchester Philharmonique des Pays de Loire, Ensemble International de Saxophones, Ensemble Musique Nouvelle, Ensemble National de Saxophones, Ensemble Orchestral International de Italia, Orchester du Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, Orchester National Bordeaux Aquitaine, ensemble ARCEMA, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne de Montréal, Orchester Philharmonique de Bangkok.
She is currently a saxophone teacher at ¨P.E.S.M.D Bordeaux Aquitaine¨ and at the Conservatoire National de Région de Bordeaux where she created in 1993 a contemporary music interpretation class for all instruments, forming a generation of interpreters interested in today’s music.