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Antonio Vera Escribano – Trumpet

Born in Málaga (1986), he began his musical studies at the age of 6 years in the Municipal Band of his people, Antequera, with Profesor Juan Medina Maza, who acquires the first knowledge of the trumpet.

Subsequently ends Elementary Level Piano at the Conservatory of Antequera with Professor Ángel Sanzo. Later he completed his studies at the Intermediate Level specialty in trumpet at the Professional Conservatory of Music “Manuel Carra” in Málaga, under the tutelage of professors José Antonio Aragón Cortés and Antonio González Portillo.

Access to Higher Level studies in the art of interpreting the trumpet at the Superior Conservatory of Music Málaga, which ended in June 2009 with Distinction and the highest scores.

In the 2009/10 obtained the degree College Graduate Instrumental Performance Expert in the art of Trumpet degree from International University of Andalusia (UNIA).

From twelve years old and for improvement in his studies, he took classes by Benjamín Moreno (Trumpet Soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of Spanish Radio Television).

From  2012 he is Student of Brass Academy Alicante with Rudi Korp (Ex-Principal Trumpet with the Tonkünstlerorchester of Vienna and Member of Vienna Brass), where he increase his knowledge. Both teachers are an essential part and influential throughout his career to date.

He was member of Orchestral Studies Academy Barenboim-Said with Rainer Auerbach (Trumpet Soloist with the Staatskapelle Berlín), and receives lessons with prestigious Teachers as Gábor Tarkövi, Martin Angerer, Luís González, Reinhold Friedrich, Thomas Clamor, Martín Baeza, Laura Vukovratovich, Michael Sachs, Hakan Hardenberguer, Eric Aubier, William Forman, Gabrielle Cassone, Kristian Steenstrup, Jorge Javier Giner, Alejandro Gómez Hurtado,
Antonio Martí, Spanish Brass, John Aigi,… In the field of jazz is taught by Julian Sánchez Carballo.

As a preliminary step in his career, he has belonged to the most important Youth Orchestras such us National Youth Orchestra of Spain, (JONDE), Ibero-American Youth Orchestra (Union Simón-Bolívar Youth Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of Spain, Portugal Youth Orchestra and National Youth Orchestras challenge in South America) (OJI), Andalusia Youth Orchestra (OJA), Escuela Superior de Música “Reina Sofía” Orchestra, International Youth Orchestra
(IYO), Academy Orchestra Barenboim-Said orchestral studies…

In his career, he has collaborated with orchestras such as: Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of
Spanish Radio Television (ORTVE), Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra (OFM), Atarfe City
Symphony Orchestra (OSCA), Chamber Orchestra of the University of Málaga (OCUMA), European Mediterranean Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Moldova, Classic , Andalusian Orchestra, etc. He is a member of Provincial Symphony Orchestra of Málaga

(OSPM). In 2016 he won the position of Principal Trumpet in the Norwegian Opera & Ballet National Orchestra.

It has been under the baton of the most prestigious conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, Bruno Aprea, Lutz Köller, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Fiore, Antonino Fogliani,

Walter Weller, José Antonio Abreu, Adrian Leaper, Cristobal Hallfter, Antón García Abril, Petr Altrichter, etc.

He has also performed with soloists such as Rudi Korp, Nury Guarnaschelli, David Rejano,
Josep Burguera, Steven Mead, Ximo Vicedo, Ángel Sanzo, Antonio Ortiz, Karina Azizova,
Rubén Simeó, Vicente Amigo, Perico Sambeat, Julián Sánchez, Voro García, Tony Belenguer,
Ernesto Aurignac, Enrique Oliver, etc. During 2015 and 2016 he performs together with the
prestigious Spanish singer Rapahel his show tour “Raphael Symphonic”.

He has been a member of numerous chamber music formations: Founding member and arranger
of “Málaga Brass Quintet” and “Málaga Brass Ensemble”, Brass Quintet and the Brass
Ensemble of Barenboim-Said Foundation, Brass Quintet and Quartet Trumpets National Youth
Orchestra Of Spain, Also in the field of jazz he has been “Trumpet Leader” of the Granada Big
Band, Big Band Jazz Association Málaga, Atarfe Big Band, etc.

In 2003 he received an honorable an Honorable Mention in the sample of young performers
“Málaga Crea”. In 2014 he won with Málaga Brass Quintet the 2nd Price in III Concurso
Nacional de Música de Cámara de la Vall d’ Uixó (Castellón), 2nd Price in Muestra de Jóvenes
Intérpretes “Málaga Crea”, and in 2015 el 1st Price in VII Concurso de Quintetos de Metal
“Valeriano Machí Esparza” de Benimodo(Valencia), besides making several tours through Spain
with this group and being Guest Artists in III Hércules Brass Festival Celanova (Galicia).

He has recorded for Spanish Television and National Radio of Spain, Wind Bands, Big Band or
Groups of Music. He participated in the International Festival of Orchestras “Eurochestrier”,
International Contest of Bands in Valencia, Cullera and throughout Andalusia.

As a soloist he has permormed with orchestra, band o piano J. Haydn, J. N. Hummel, Neruda,
Tomasi, O. Böhme, Aroutiunian, Hindemith, Vivaldi, Marcello, Albinoni, Honnegger Intrada,
Maxwell Davies…

In the field of teachering has worked in the Professional Conservatory of Music “Andrés
egovia” Linares, Professional Conservatory of Music “María de Molina” Úbeda, Professional
Conservatory of Music “Manuel Carra” Málaga, Elementary Conservatory of Music “Chelist
Ruíz Casaux” San Fernando (Cádiz). Also he has been teacher in different Schools of Music and
Wind Bands.

In 2016 he won the position of as Trumpet Teacher and Brass Ensemble Conductor
in the University School Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo (Norway).

Also he has taught in several Trumpet, Orchestral Repertoire and Chamber Music
Courses/Masterclasses as “IV Curso de Perfeccionamiento Musical Ciudad de Arjona”,
“Talleres por la Paz de San Pablo del Buceite 2010 y 2011”, “Curso de Perfeccionamiento
Musical de la Asociación Juvenil Musical Las Flores”, “Curso de Perfeccionamiento Musical en
el Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Ciudad Real”, “Masterclass de Respiración en el
C.P.M. “Andrés Segovia” de Linares”, “Masterclass de Repertorio Orquestal en el Real
Conservatorio Superior de Música “Victoria Eugenia” de Granada”, “Festival Internacional de
Música Costa Dorada – Salou”…

He currently works as Principal Trumpet of Norwegian Opera & Ballet National Orchestra
“DNO&B” (Den Norske Opera & Ballet National Orchestra), Teacher of Trumpet, Chamber
Music and Orchestral Repertoire in University School Barratt Due Institute of Music and Lead
Trumpet and Soloist of “Big Boss” Big Band in Oslo.