Voro García

Voro García Associate Professor, Composition

Voro García was born in Sueca (Spain). Studied trombone, piano, singing, chorus, orchestral conducting, musicology, and composition, at the Conservatory of Music of Valencia, with R. Ramos and M. Galduf, among others. He attended master classes of composition with composers like Mauricio Sotelo, José Manuel López.  Doctor of Music from the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

He was awarded First Prize of the Instituto Nacional de la Juventud (2004), Oïda (2001), Prize Luis Morondo (2007), Matilde Salvador (2007), best original music (short films), and K-Lidoscopi (2012), and was a finalist of the Bell’Arte Europa (2005), Pablo Sorozábal (2001) and ALEA III International Composition Prize (2007) competitions.

He received commissions from several official and private institutions as well as from numerous individual performers such as INAEM (Spanish Ministry of Culture), JONDE (Young National Orchestra of Spain), CDMC, IVM (Valencian Music Institute), National Auditorium, FestClásica Ensems, Mixtur, Quatuor Tana, Ascolta Ensemble or Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication Français.

His works have been selected or commissioned by different competitions, festivals or sound platforms from around the world, his performers being: Intercontemporain Ensemble, Proyecto Guerrero, Arditti Quartet, Quatuor Tana, Court-circuit, Mivos quartet, Grup Instrumental, Ensemble Residencias, Espai Sonor, Zahir Ensemble, NeoArs Ensemble, NEXEnsemble, Plural Ensemble, Ensemble Kuraia, Grupo Enigma, Ensemble d'Arts, Sonido Extremo, Spanish Brass, Symphonic Orchestra of Castilla and León, Orchestra of Valencia, ADDA Simfònica Orchestra, JONDE (Young National Orchestra of Spain), JOGV (young orchestra of Generalitat Valenciana), Carnegie Mellon Ensemble, Ensemble ALEA III, Trío Arbós, B3 Brouwer Trío, TDM Trío de Magia, Feedback, Alter Face, Ascolta Ensemble, Amores Grup de Percussió, Synergein project, Municipal Winds Orchestras of Barcelona, Bilbao or Palma de Mallorca, and soloists like B. Ambrosini, A. Sukarlan, C. Dierstein, P. Carneiro, C. Dierstein, M. Weiss, M. Bernadette, S. Aparici, R. Capellino, X.Giner, A. Gomis, M. Santapau, M. Bernat…

Founder and creator of the Ensemble Espai Sonor in 2003, in his role as director, he has performed world premieres of countless pieces.

He has been composer-in-residence of the Grup Instrumental de Valencia, in 2001-02, JONDE (Young National Orchestra of Spain), in 2005-06 and MNCARS (Auditorio 400 at the "Reina Sofia" National Art Centre Museum) in 2009, JOGV (Youth Orchestra of Generalitat Valenciana) in 2009/10 SOMELGRUP FESTIVAL (2018), AGORA FESTVAL (2019) and SBALZ Festival (2018).

Artistic director of the Mostra Sonora in Sueca (2005-2017), he is currently a composition Professor at the Conservatorio Superior de Música of Valencia and artistic director of the Festival Ensems.

He edits his works in Babelscores, SB edicions, and Ed. Piles.

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