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 Tomás JEREZ MUNERA

Tomás JEREZ MUNERA



Tomás Jerez Munera received the Honor Prize in Saxophone in 1997, granted by the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid (Manuel Miján’s Class). From that moment on, he improves his technique with professors Claude Delangle, Serge Bichon, J.M Londeix, Eric Devallon and Philippe Braquart.
In 2002, he was awarded with the First Prize in the IV International Saxophone Competition “Villa de Benidorm”.
In 2003, he was shortlisted among saxophonists from all Europe by the "European Union Youth Wind Orchestra" to go on a concert tour around Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
He performs as a International soloist in many international Music Festivals: International Saxophone Festival-Sczecin (Poland), IX International Old Music Festival in Gijón (Spain) -in both of them he was performing together with the group Sax Antiqua, International Festival of Music in Palma (Spain), Palau de la Música in Valencia, V Latin American Congress of Composers, Conductors, and Arrangers of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, International Festival of Saxophone in Palmela 2012 (Portugal), International Saxophone Academy (Porto- Portugal), XII World Congress of Saxophone (Montreal, Canada), or Les Reencontres Musicales a Capvern (France). He teaches master-classes and saxophone courses all over Spain, Portugal and France, and he teach in Francisco de Vitoria University and Menéndez Pelayo University. He was International Jury at CSMD de Poitiers (France) in 2014.
He frequently collaborates with Orquesta Sinfónica de la Comunidad de Madrid, Orquesta de Cámara “Andrés Segovia”, and Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española (ORTVE) , with which he has made some recordings for RNE, Spanish National Ballet, and the label “RTVE Música”. Nowadays he is saxophone teacher at Higher Music Centre of the Basque Country (MUSIKENE) since 2007, and he has also worked as a soloist for the Albacete Symphonic Wind Band since 1994.