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 José Andrés Fernández Camacho

José Andrés Fernández Camacho

José Andrés Fernández Camacho was born in Malaga. He studied with the renowned clarinetist Javier Trigos in the C.S.M. Manuel Castillo in Sevilla and the internationally renowned professor François Benda in the Hochschule für Musik Basel. He also took part in master classes with Yehuda Gilad, Andreas Sundén, José Luis Estellés, Vicente Alberola and Radovan Cavallin, among others. He developed his formation at the Academy of Orchestral Studies of the Barenboim-Said Foundation with Matthias Glander and Ildefonso Moreno.
From an early age on he has won first prizes in numerous national and international competitions such as Mozart for soloists Competition, Málaga; Concours National d'Exécution Musicale, Riddes; Young Performers Competition Málaga Crea 2013, Málaga; 8th Michal Spisak Clarinet Competition, Katowice, where also received the special award of the jury; II Competition for Young Andalusian Musical Talents, Malaga, and special audience award; International Soloists Competition INTERMUSICA, Birkfeld. Also he has been awarded with scholarships from organisations such as the BOG Fundation, August-Pickhard Fundation and Schenk-Fundation.
He has a wide orchestral experience, collaborating with the Animato Fundation Philarmonic Orchestra, Neues Orchester Basel and Chamber Academy Basel. He has been member in the Academy of Granada Symphony Orchestra, Andalusian Youth Orchestra and the Netherlands Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductors as Pedro Halffter, Lorenzo Ramos, Josep Vicent, Manuel Hernández Silva, Salvador Mas, Douglas Bostock and Howard Griffiths, among others. He has also collaborated with Zahir Ensemble and the Andalusian Lyrical Theater.
As a soloist, José Andrés Fernández Camacho has performed with the L´HEMU Orchestra, Kammerorchester Basel, Zabzre Symphony Orchestra, Argovia Philarmonic Orchestra, and Basel Symphony Orchestra, Malaga Philarmonic Orchestra, Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville, Granada Symphony Orchestra and Cordoba Symphony Orchestra.