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The symphonic band C.I.M. la Armónica de Buñol directed by Mr. José Tello Espert has recently commisioned a symphonic composition to Javier Pérez Garrido for being premiered at the WASBE Conference, 2019. The work, entitled "Last Day of the Dinosaurs" (Sinfonietta nº1, Op.63), will be worldwide premiered next July 12th at Auditorio de San Luis, Buñol, Valencia. This symphonic composition is divided into 9 different movements that speak about some iconic dinosaurs (triceratops, alamosaurus, pterosaurus, velociraptos, tiranossaurus rex, etc.) and their last day of life before their extinction (just where the impact of the asteroid hit the Earth -at about 66 million years ago-).
This concert will also have the world premieres of Gregory Fritze (Phoenix) and Santi Miguel (Symphony nº1). Click here for more info.
The Asociación Músico Cultural “Julián Sánchez Maroto”from Manzanares has been conducted by Javier Pérez Garrido during the closing concert of the First National Music Instrumental & Conducting Course in Manzanares, Ciudad Real, Spain -August 10th, 2014-.
Javier Pérez Garrido has just been awarded again. This time he won the First Honorical Mention by III National Concert Band Composition Competition Toledo, Spain.
The Biënnale 2014has already started last weekend in The Netherlands. This event, organized by Kerkrade’s World Music Championshipis having concerts by international music ensembles such as German Brass, Calefax or Eburon Quintet, among others. Furthermore, Javier Pérez Garrido has played some concerts and premiered a chamber music composition (Canadians in Valenciafrom A trip to Spain) with Tudor’s Quintet, a woodwind group formed by European Union Youth Wind Orchestra’s members and supervised by Jan Cober and Maartin Dekkers.
Javier Pérez Garrido is going to be guest conductor at the Unión Musical Santa Cecilia de Caudete concert band to premiere his last work, the band composition titled Santo Grial. Appart from the premiere of this work, based on the Holy Grail legend, he will also conduct his composition Asociación Musical El Castillo, Op.24, First Prize an Honorable Mention by XVI Nacional Concert Band Composition Competition Villa de Pozo Estrecho (Spain, 2008).
Fifteen Minutes of Fame has selected the composition 0:51, Op.51 by Javier Pérez Garrido to be premiered in New York City. His piece is composed for solo clarinet and will be played by Dr. Bruce Curlette on September.
The Centro Instructivo Musical "La Armónica" de Buñol (Valencia) has organized the National Composition Competition "Manuel Carrascosa" for celebrating their CXXV anniversary. During the closing ceremony Javier Pérez Garrido was awarded for his composition "Fantasía Andaluza, Op.47".
Anniversary Overture and Marcha del Ditirambo have been performed last weekend under the baton of Pérez Garrido. The concert bands Asociación Musical "El Castillo" (A. Martínez Ferrándiz, conductor) and Unión Musical de Serón (J. Pérez Domene, conductor) played two different concerts in Serón, Almería, Spain. The bands wanted to pay homage to Pérez Garrido and the composer was friendly invited to conduct his works in front of a big audience that enjoyed them very much.
Europeans shouldn't forget to thank the brave soldiers who fought for peace and freedom during the World War II. The Netherlands knows it very well and, since the end of this struggle, organizes several homages to their fallen every May, 4th. This year, the region of Limburg will have a memorial ceremony in Valkenburg -on top of the Cauberg- where the Harmonie Concordia Melick under the baton of prestigious Roger Niese will play the composition Song for Peace by Pérez Garrido (among others). The event is starting with two minutes of silence at 8.00 p.m.
The military band "Unidad de Música del Tercio de Levante de Infanteria de Marina" from Cartagena, Spain, under the baton of Captain Jaime Ismael Enguídanos performed for the very first time in Spain the overture composed by Javier Pérez Garrido (Heroic Overture, Op.26a) during their anniversary concert (El Batel Auditorium, Cartagena). After this symphonic opening, the band continued playing other compositions that were dedicated and premiered by their former musicians such as "Suspiros de España", "La Gracia de Dios", "El Abanico", "Ganando Barlovento", etc. Pérez Garrido's work received a great ovation among the authorities, musicians and the audience.
The Sterling Municipal Concert Band under the baton of maestro Jon P. James premiered the American Fanfare, Op.61 during their Patriotic Concert at Grandon Civic Center, Illinois (US). The piece, composed by Javier Pérez Garrido, was well received by the audience. During 2018, Sterling is celebrating the 90th anniversary of their municipal band with many special concerts.
There are many events that are emerging to honor the workers who fight risking their lives against the coronavirus pandemic. Among others, Pérez Garrido's symphonic work entitled Heroic Overture has been used during the "Homage to Heroes" by the Municipal Symphonic Band of Alicante and the Alicante City Council or the "Tribute to Musicians" (who performed online during the confinement) by Department of Culture of the Cartagena City Council and the "Entre Cuerdas y Metales" music contest. Thanks to everybody for fighting against the virus!
One of the best wind bands around the world, the Primitiva de Llíria from Valencia, Spain, will make it first concert after the pandemic with a special concert honoring the heroes who fight against the virus. During the event, that will be held at Teatro de la Primitiva in Valencia next May 15th, they will perform the Heroic Overture, Op.26a by Javier Pérez Garrido.
The symphonic poem by Pérez Garrido Fantasía, Op.14 will be performed during the tour of the Banda Sinfónica de la Federación de Bandas de la Región de Murcia, Spain, and conducted by Francisco J. Blanco Corbalán. The concerts will be in Cartagena (Paraninfo UPCT -March, 21th-), Murcia (Auditorio Víctor Villegas -March, 22th-) and Santomera (Auditorio Municipal -March, 29th-). Appart form this tour, the Banda Escuela de la Unión Musical in Torrepacheco, Spain, will perform the overture Song for Peace next Sunday 15th in La Unión, Spain, during the VIII Band Music Festival.
The composition inspired in the Sierra de los Filabres mountain range and written for four trumpets and band will be performed for the first time in California next August. The Coastal Communities Concert Band conducted by Tom Cole and the trumpeters Richard Radosh, Patrick Russo, Don Sharp and Les Samenow will be the performers of this new release.
The organ composition "In Paradisum, Op.46" by Javier Pérez Garrido will be premiered by organist Brad Schultz at Luther Collegefrom Decorah during All Saints Day's concert.
The International Trumpet Guild has ordered Javier Pérez Garrido to compose a work for four trumpets and concert band for its 38th festival. Other composers such as Jim Stephenson and Erik Morales will compose works too. All compositions will be premiered during the festival's opening and recorded in a Cd that is going to be internationally sold in 2015.
The dutch Koninklijke Harmonie van Thorn, one of the best concert bands around the world, conducted by renowned Norbert Nozy will premiere the composition "Song for Peace" by Javier Pérez Garrido. This piece gives to the audience the message of peace and love and inspire people to live in a more respectful way. The concert will be in Thorn, The Netherlands (July 5th, 2014).
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