Jesús Carrasco

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Born in Abarán (Murcia, Spain). He starts his clarinet studies at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Murcia, finalizing the Superior Grade with Honorable Mention.

In 1998 he moves to Paris for postgrade studies, being awarded scholarships for two years by the Fundación Séneca at L'Ecole Normale de Paris "Alfred Cortot", obtaining the Performance degree and the Concert diploma, both with the jury unanimity.

He has been invited to collaborate with orchestras such as Galicia Real Filarmonia, Pablo Sarasate in Pamplona, Oviedo Filarmonía, Gran Canarias Symphony, Castilla y León Symphony, Ciutat de Barcelona I Nacional de Catalunya Orchestra. He has been a member of the Vallés Symphony Orchestra and Liceo Teather Orchestra, among others.

In 2002 he is invited to be part of the Orquesta Ciutat de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya.

As a solist, he has played in several occasions La Mota de Polvo, by Fernando Palacios and Weber, Copland, Oscar Navarro and Mozart’s Clarinet concertos.

He has taught at the professional Conservatories of Murcia, Segovia, Lorca, and Cartagena, and in  the Conservatorio Superior in Castellón and Murcia

He has been professor at the Youth Orchestras of Murcia and Andalucía. He joines Murcia Symphony Orchestra in 2003, where he is currently the principal clarinet.

He is clarinet artist of Yamaha clarinets, Silverstein ligatures and bags for Clarinete Bag's.