Granada Brass was born in October 1998 when 5 young students the Royal Higher Conservatory of Music “Victoria Eugenia” of Granada decided to join talents and effort in the search of new challenges in their musical careers.
Since their formation Granada Brass has bet on contemporary and Sapanisch music, as can be appreciated in their first recording work (“El Hombre Elefante”, 2004), which is made up bu a collection of pieces entrusted by the Quintet to young Andalusian composers. Their second album, (“Rendezvous”, 2009) represents another of the most important features of this Quintet, their eagerness to embrace all the styles, from Renaissance to Jazz, including Baroque, Romanticism and Avant-Gardes, among others.
Granada Brass has taken their music along a great extent of the Spanish territory, has been accompanied by the Orquesta Ciudad de Almería, the Band of the Royal Higher Conservatory of Music “Victoria Eugenia” of Granada, the Musical Association “Miguel Ángel Castillo Ojeda” and the Musical Association “Pep Ventura”. It has collaborated with institutions such as the University of Granada, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Granada, the Andalusia Youth Orchestra and the Andalusican Music Circuit and recently they have launched a compilation of Renaissance music of Christmas inspiration at the Cathedral of Granada with a great response by the audience.
We also highlight:
First Prize at thel III International Chamber Music Competition “Guadamora” (Pozoblanco, Córdoba, 2002).
Third Prize at the I International Chamber music Competition “Anton García Abril” (Baza, 2012). Third Prize at the III National Chamber Music Competition “Ciudad de Lucena” (2007).
First Prize at the Chamber Music Competition of the Royal Higher Conservatory of Music “Victoria Eugenia”, Granada (2001).
First Prize (2000) and Third Prize (1999) at the Chamber Music Competition of the Conservatory of Music “Triana” (Sevilla).
Honorable Mention, Higher Degree of Chamber Music by the Royal Higher Conservatory of Music “Victoria Eugenia” of Granada and they were selected for representing Spain in the final phase at the I International Brass Quintets Competition, held in Lyon (France, 2005).
Granada Brass has walked his music and his pedagogy applied to chamber music by a large part of Spanish territory doing concerts and courses for students of music, collaborating with Andalusian universities and other entities such as the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Granada, the Young Andalusia Orchestra, the Andalusian circuit of music or the Holy Church Cathedral of Granada.