Meet the Master Class and Brass Course trombone teachers of Menorca Brass XIX Edition.

Nadia Giner – Trombone Course

BIRTHDATE AND PLACE: La Pobla Llarga, Valencia, 1996.

He began his musical studies at the age of 6, at the Music School of his town, he studied trombone with Professor Martín Colomer. He joined the Banda de la Unió Musical de la Pobla Llarga in 2006.

In 2008 he entered the Conservatorio Mestre Vert de Carcaixent (Valencia) to study a Professional Degree in Daniel Gimeno’s class, concluding his studies in 2013. This same year he joined the JOGV (Young Orchestra of the Generalitat Valenciana) as a trombonist. .

In 2014 he continued his training at l’ESMUC (Higher School of Music of Catalonia), specialty of Interpretation Classical and Contemporary Music in Trombone, with Professor Daniel Perpignan, finishing the Higher Degree in 2018.

He broadened his training by studying the “Master in Musical Interpretation and Concert” at the HEMU (Heute école de musique de Lausanne, Switzerland) with the prestigious trombonist Jacques Mauger, ending in 2020. He is currently studying a second Master in Pedagogy.

He has reconciled his studies in “L’aula de Trombó” with the prestigious trombonists Indalecio Bonet (member of the Spanish Brass) and Carlos Gil (professor of the “José Iturbi” Valencia Conservatory Professional Degree) from 2010 to 2018.

He has taken advanced courses with various teachers such as: Michel Becquet, Christian Lindberg, Ximo Vicedo, Jörgen van Rijen, Juan Carlos Matamoros, Abbie Connan, Gilles Millière, Alberto Urretxu¸ Toni Belenguer, Vicent Lepape …

During all these years he has collaborated with the OBC (Barcelona and Catalonia Orchestra), the Barcelona Municipal Band, the Spanish Brass Metal Ensemble and the international singer Adele, interpreting different styles of music.

He has performed soloist concerts of which stand out: in 2014 with the Back to Brass Quintet, with the Banda Unió Musical la Pobla Llarga performing Colors by Bert Appermont and Fandango for trombone and trumpet with the prestigious trumpeter Raul Garcia “Chocolate” in 2019. That same year she was invited to the “EMERGENTES” Concerts organized by Spanish Brass at the SBALZ festival to perform a solo recital concert. In 2020 he won the First Prize for Unanimity in the international Bellan competition, trombone category, Paris (France).

Filipe Alves – Tombone Master Class

BIRTHDATE AND PLACE: 1989, Porto (Portugal).

STUDIES: Lisbon conservatory, Universität der Künste (Berlin).

TEACHERS: Reinaldo Guerreiro, Stefan Schulz, Christhard Gössling, Jesper Busk Sorensen, Denis Wick, Andreas Klein, Enrique Crespo.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester (principal trombone), European Union Youth Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Remix Ensemble (Porto), Staatsoper Hamburg/Philharmoniker Hamburg (principal trombone), WDR Sinfonieorchester Cologne (principal trombone), the NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg (trombón solista), the Staatskapelle Berlin (principal trombone), the Gulbenkian Orchestra (principal trombone).

INTERESTING DATA: Trombonist with the German Brass, Young Musicians from Lisbon (first prize), Eduard Söring prize, Staatskapelle Berlin audition (first prize).