Sergio Miñana © GM – Márcia Lessa

Sergi Miñana

Trombone

Sergi Miñana was born in Gandia, Spain. He began studying music at the age of nine, finishing his higher studies at the Conservatori Superior de Música de Castelló Salvador Seguí in 2010. In 2008, he worked with professors Ximo Vicedo, Ian Bousfield, Stefan Schulz, Ricardo Casero, Nury Guarnaschelli, Rudolf Korp, Otmar Gaiswinkler and Erik Hainzl at the Brass Academy Alicante.

He collaborated with the academy’s ensemble, performing nationally and abroad. In 2011, he was awarded the 3rd prize in the Villa de Castellnovo Young Performers Contest (A category). He received 2nd prize in the National Competition of Young Performers Ciutat de Xátiva (A modality) in 2012 and 2014.

From 2010 to 2018, he taught trombone in different Professional Music Conservatories in Valencia Province. He collaborated also with orchestras like Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra and Choir of the RTVE, Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona, ​​Orquesta de Cadaqués, Orchestra of the Valencian Community (Palau de les Arts), Malaga Philharmonic, ​​Chamber Orchestra of Valencia, Youth Symphony Orchestra of Castellón, National Youth Orchestra of Catalonia, Barcelona Filharmonia and ​​Aragón Symphony Orchestra. He worked with conductors like Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Pablo Heras Casado, Daniele Gatti, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jesús López Cobos, Gustavo Gimeno and Isaac Karabtchevsky. He was member of Quintet de Metalls Al Vent (2014-2018), performing in concerts throughout the Spanish territory.

He is 1st Trombone Soloist of the Gulbenkian Orchestra since 2018.

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