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Josedomingocastillocomposer has been performing and directing music bands as well as composing for more than 20 years.
 
 
 
THE COMPOSER
 
 
 
JOSE DOMINGO CASTILLO NAVARRO
 
 
 
Born in 1978 in Almería, with his musical beginnings with the maestros D. Carlos José Pardo Salvador and D. José Ibáñez Salvador, while obtaining the professional title of Music in Trumpet, by the Royal Conservatory of Music of Almeria. He studied trumpet with professors like D. Carlos Benetó Grau, D. Vicente Alcalde Roldán, Vicente Ramón Ocaña Marín among others, between his studies counts on the studies of Musicology as well, band direction and orchestra, with teachers like; Francisco Grau Vegara, Ferrer Ferrán, Marcel van Bree, Ángel López Carreño, Francisco Navarro Lara, Franciasco Javier Gutiérrez Juan, José Miguel Rodilla Tortaja and Juan José Navarro Hernández.
 
On the other hand, he studied composition with professors such as José Manuel Jiménez, D. Oscar Navarro, James Barnes D. Saúl Gómez Soler, Mauro de Maria, Cristian Grüner and synthesis of orchestration, harmonization with D. Francisco Grau Vegara. As well as the orchestration and composition in music for the cinema with the composer Álex Conrado.
 
He has been a member of Federanda's board of directors in 2006.
 
It belongs to the association of composers and publishers of Spain.
 
It has more than forty works composed for band, between marches of procession, pasodobles, symphonic works.
 
He has directed bands such as the Musical Union of Roquetas de Mar, the Musical Association San Nicolás de Bari de Alhama of Almeria, the Abla Musical Association of Abla, the Musical Association of San José de Huércal de Almería and the Musicians - Cultural Association of Ílloras de Íllar.
 
Finalist in the II NATIONAL CONTEST OF COMPOSITION OF MARKS OF PROCESSION ¨JOSÉ BERENGUEL ESCAMER¨ ALMERÍA¨ with the procession march: ¨REGINA CAELI¨
 
FINALIST IN THE III COMPETITION OF YOUNG MUSIC FOR BAND OF MUSIC 2016 OF VALENCIA, WITH THE WORK: AMONG DREAMS
 
3 CD recorded. One of processional marches, one of pasodobles in all its variants and the latter of symphonic works.
 
Currently working in an area divided into three acts developed in Almeria in real time, which will see the light in the length of next year.
 
Today he is still studying Composition in Contemporary Music
 
 
 
MY MISSION AS DIRECTOR
 
My mission is to support the musical development of those who practice and interpret with us, regardless of their level of experience. Therefore, we make sure to find a place for each student and performer in a concert, musical group, band or choir, whose level of exigency is adjusted to their level of experience.
 
Groups are made and rehearsed in structured learning environments, and each has the advantage of having musical experts, while singing or playing a level similar to yours. In this way, they have the possibility to perform representations several times a year.
 
In addition, we offer workshops and classes, aware of the need to professionalize musical arts, and contribute to the training of our students in the social skills that prepare them for the future.
 
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