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“La banda de música y sus instrumentos” is the title of a band music orchestration & composition course that will be held at Cartagena's music conservatory. This academic event carried out by Javier Pérez Garrido as a teacher will show students how to arrange or compose works for concert band.
The californian prizes Global Music Awards have given to Javier Pérez Garrido the Gold and Bronze Medals at the Music Composition category. The awarded pieces have been "Fantasía, Op.14" -Gold Medal- and "Fanfarria, Op.50" -Bronze Medal and also Nominee to the Hollywood Music in Media Awards-. Both of them are composed for concert band.
The concert bands Orquesta Juvenil de la Filarmónica Pampilhosense under the direction of Daniel Vieira and Sociedade Filarmónica Lobelhense conducted by Bruno Correia will perform for the first time in Portugal the composition Marcha del Dirirambo composed by Javier Pérez Garrido. The concerts will be held in Pampilhosa and Mangualde, December 20 & 21th.
The Banda de Música da Força Aérea concert band (Portugal) conducted by maestro T. Col. Elio Murcho have just recorded in Lisbon the composition "European Overture, Op.42" by Javier Pérez Garrido. This Cd recording as well as the music scores will be published by Molenaar Editions all over the world.
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We proudly present our new catalogue 2018 with wind band publications for 2018/19.
We are glad to announce the opportunity to premiere the concert band composition American Fanfare, Op.61 by Javier Pérez Garrido. This short and symphonic piece is based on the American Anthem and dedicated to the 11-S victims.
Unfortunately, only one band will be selected to premiere this work (at no costs) so we need to make a selection. If you are interested on participating, please send us this info:
- Curriculum Vitae of your band & conductor (also website links if possible).
- Links to some of your recent performances.
- Some info regarding what your plans might be with the piece. Is it possible to be recorded?
- Other things you consider important us to know.
Please, send the info to the email:
ALL BANDS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY!
DEADLINE: JUNE, 8th!
BEST OF LUCK!
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.
"Streaming" is ready to receive the composer Javier Pérez Garrido to talk about his awarded symphonic compositions for band and orchestra. This programme, run by Radio Exterior (RTVE radio) and presented by Jaime Díez Laina, will be internationally broadcast at 12.30h UTC. Click here for listening to it live (click on Radio Exterior).
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).
One of the most prestigious composition competition of symphonic music for bands, the International Composition Contest 'Vila de Muro', has just declared winner the band work “Halloween Suite, Op.57” by composer and conductor Javier Pérez Garrido. Preceded by renowned artist based in New York Johan de Meij -winner of the 6th edition with “Fifty Shades of E”- Javier has already achieved to be one of the important personalities awarded by this competition.
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.
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