Pepito Ros is an accomplished classical/jazz saxophonist, composer and researcher, who graduated from the "G.B.Martini" Conservatoire in Bologna and subsequently from the Paris European Conservatoire in Saxophone and Chamber Music under the guidance of Bruno Totaro. A prize winner in various national and international contests, he played in many Festivals such as: Festival du Saxophone-Paris, The Fenice Concerts, 10th World Saxophone Festival, Asolo Music, International Meetings of Electronic Music, Festival Nuove Sincronie, Dolomites Music Festival, Frankfurt Musikmesse, San Sebastian Jazz Festival, Tourcoing Promenades Lyriques, Jazz at the Philharmonic Verona, Concert à la Fontaine Paris, Concert at the Quirinale Rome, Amici della Musica in Trento, Verona, 18th World Saxophone Congess etc.).
Absolute winner of the 2003 Piazzolla Music Award, as a soloist, he has performed with the Orchestra da Camera di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali, Bacau Symphonic Orchestra, I Virtuosi Italiani Orchestra. He has collaborated with R.A.I. Milan, Arena di Verona Foundation, La Fenice Theater in Venice, the Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Theater in Trieste, Haydn Orchestra.
Pepito Ros has played with Stefan Milenkovich, AntonioAlbanese, Antonella Ruggiero, Franco D’Andrea, Paolo Birro, Paolo Fresu, Andrea Dindo, Andrea Dulbecco, European Saxophone Quartet, etc. Mr. Ros has recorded with the following labels: Artis Records, Splasch Records and Velut Luna.
His compositions, dedicated especially to saxophone, have been performed in Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium, USA, Austria, Holland, Hungary, Finland and Russia. Mr. Ros has recently developed the Ros Method, a holistic approach to music. Thanks to specific exercises involving both of the brain hemispheres, the player will benefit from improved sight reading, and will shorten the time needed for the preparation of new pieces. Memorization and concentration skills, as well as open-mindedness will be refined.
He is the Professor of Saxophone at the “C. Monteverdi” Conservatoire in Bolzano, Italy.