Pedro Pablo Cámara

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Saxophonist, Teacher, Performer

"Now with Légère I can finally think just in music." - Pedro

Pedro Pablo Cámara was born in Villanueva de Alcardete (Toledo-Spain) and studied classic and contemporary saxophone with Vicente Toldos in the Professional Conservatory of Music in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid). He completed his Bachelor in Saxophone with “Honour Prix” at the Music Conservatory of Balearic Islands.

Afterwards, he studied Musikalische Performance’s Master with Marcus Weiss in Basilea (Switzerland) and Musicology in “La Rioja” University (Spain). The chamber music is very important in his career. He is a member of Tamgram Project, Art Sound Quartet, IVORY & REED, Opera Lab Berlin Neophon Ensemble. He also collaborates with "European Philharmonic of Switzerland", "Diagonal Ensemble", "HR Frankfurt Orquester" and Lucerne Festival Academy Orchester" with conductors Simon Rattle and Lucas Vis.

He has played in many festivals, such as "Lucerne Festival", Darmstadt Ferienkurse  für Neue Musik", Infektion Festival" (Staatsoper Berlin), "Adelboden Festival" (Switzerland) and "Impuls Academy" (Graz-Austria).

He has received advice from such prestigious musicians as Sergio Azzolini, Jean Marie Londeix and Claudio M. Mehner. He works with composers such as Matίas Far, Juan Gonzalo Arroyo, Eun-Ji Lee, Jose Pablo Polo, William Dougherthy, Abel Paul, Janick Gigger and more.

He has more than 20 pieces in different international competitions, the most important are in “BOG Competrition”, "Orpheus Competition", "KHS Musikpresie", "Nicati de Luze" and "38 Concurs de Musique Lyceum Club" in Switzerland as well as the the pieces in the 10ᵃ y 11ᵃ editions of "Chamber Music Competition Monserrat Alavedra" (Barcelona).

He has recorded 6 Cd’s of chamber music and has published articles in "Doce Notas", "Revisa Viento" and "Espacio Sonoro".

Pedro Pablo Cámara is currently a teacher at "International Community Music School Basel" and also a professor at "CSKG" in Madrid.
NEW 2016

CD "...con alcune licenze"
Anonymous - 3 Romanzen. Op. 94 (Arr. for Saxophone and piano): No. 1 in A Minor