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"With Gonzalez reeds, relevant qualities as depth in the sound and projection are achieved with ease. This allows us to comfortably work on the expresion"
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Jonathan Garcia

Peru

Born in Sicuani - Cusco - Peru (25 years), he discovered his passion for music to age 16 through the saxophone, entering in 2003 to the Public School of Music "Leandro Alviña Miranda" in the city Cusco, 2005 entered the National Conservatory of Music in Lima, and 2007 entry Dramatic and Musical Conservatory Dr. Carlos de Campos "in the city of Tatui - São Paulo - Brazil, in 2009 is the 1st. Peruvian graduate as saxophonist specializing in classical music under the direction of Master Marcos Pedroso in the Tatui Conservatory. Formed part of different groups of Music as Youth Symphonic Band of the National Conservatory of Music in Lima (2005-2006), the National Symphony Orchestra - Peru (2006), the National Youth Symphony Orchestra - Peru (2006), the International Association JazzPerú (2005), the Young Symphonic Band of the State of São Paulo - Brazil (2008), Banda Conservatory Youth Symphony Tatui-Brazil (2007-2008), the International Big Band Miranda Palito-Paraguay (2007), the Hector Costita Big Band - São Paulo (2008), the Big Band de Azevedo - Tatui - Brazil (2008), the Big Band Tatui Young Conservatory - Brazil (2009), was invited as a soloist with the Conservatory Youth Symphonic Band of Tatui (2008-2009), as a student guest soloist with the Big Band SAMJAZZ - Brazil (2008), was selected from 60 young musicians more important from Latin America to form part of the first OLV (American Latin orchestra of winds) - YAMAHA (2009) returning to be selected again for the year 2010, participated in the SAXFESTCOSTARICA in the city of San José - Costa Rica (2009), was finalist in the national competition for young soloists "Prelude"TV-culture in São Paulo, Brazil (2009), he was the first foreigner to reach the final, was invited as a teacher and jury of the 2nd. Meeting and International Competition for Clarinet and Saxophone in La Paz, Bolivia (2010), invited as a teacher in the 1st. And 2nd. Winds International Meeting City Eten-Chiclayo (2009-2010), in the XI National Brass Festival in the city of Trujillo (2010), in the First National Festival of Winds in the town of Cajamarca (2010), in the II Festival of Winds in the city of Cusco (2010), he founded, organized and directed the project Saxophone Meeting PERUSAX-2010 in Lima, welcoming over 250 saxophonists from all over Peru between guests and participants. He participated in master classes and workshops by Eduardo Neves (Brazil), Dilson Florencio (Brazil), Vinicius Dorin (Brazil), Eugenne Rousseau (France), Jean Charles (France), Emiliano Barri (Argentina), Francisco FERREMAD (Portugal), Kenneth TSE (Hong Kong), Arno Bornkamp (Netherlands), Branford Marsalis (USA). He currently lives in Peru and is running workshops, master classes for Saxophone and Functional Harmony in different schools, colleges and music schools in Peru and ouside Perú. He is founder and president of the Peruvian Association  Saxophonists PERUSAX, Director and Organizer of the I Festival and International Saxophone Competition PERUSAX-2011.


Jonathan Garcia
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