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QUALIFICATIONS 

ESMUC, Bachelor Degree in Orchestral Conducting with teachers Salvador Brotons and Lutz Kohler, Barcelona 2012. 

Conservatory of Liceu, Barcelona. Postgraduate courses in Orchestral Conducting with Antoni Ros-Marba, Barcelona 2004-5 and 2005-6 

UAB Masters in Musicology and Music Education 2008 

UAB Bachelor Degree in History and Science of Music 2007 

UAB First cycle of History of Art 2005 

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE

LEAD CONDUCTOR

Conductor and Artistic Director, Youth Orchestra of Auditori Girona (JOAG) Girona 2015-present. 

Conductor, Catalunya Symphony Youth Orchestra, Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona 1998-2014. 

Conductor and Artistic Director, Cor Aulos, Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona, 1993-2012. 

Conductor and Artistic Director, Orquestra Barroca Camerata di Phonasci, Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona, 1997-2004. 

Conductor and Artistic Director, Figueres Youth Orchestra (JOF), Figueres, Girona, 2008-present. 

Conductor, Coral del Joncar, Barcelona 2008-present.

Conductor, Coral Lo Rossinyol, Sant Antoni de Vilamajor (Barcelona) 2016-present.

Conductor, Coral Albada, Granollers, Barcelona, 2008-2011. 

Choir Director, Europa International School Choir, Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona 2007-present.  

Director of concert series ‘Nits d’estiu a Sant Pere de Vilamajor’, Sant Père de Vilamajor, Barcelona, 2012-2014. 

Conductor and Artistic Co-Director, contemporary music ensemble Martinu Ensemble Barcelona, Barcelona 2011-12. 

GUEST CONDUCTOR 

Symphony Orchestra of Principat of Catalunya (as a Assistant Conductor to maestro Miquel Ortega) 

May 1997, església de la Assumpció, Valldoreix. Beethoven, Simfonia núm. 1 en Do Major. 

Sant Cugat Symphony Orchestra 

1st May 2005, Teatre la Masa, Vilassar. 

16th December 2011 Europa International School Theatre, 

23rd April 2012 Teatre Auditori Sant Cugat. Première of Collage Natural by Jordi Nus 

14th December 2012. Europa International School Theatre.

21st April 2013 Teatre Auditori Sant Cugat Première of SCIE by Guillermo Martorell. 

12th December 2014. Europa International School Theatre.

19th December 2014 Auditori Girona. Première of ‘una mirada enrere’ by Paco Viciana. Sant Cugat Symphony Orchestra,Coral Carmina, Cor Aulos, Cor Geriona… 

24th & 26th March 2017 Auditori Sant Cugat del Vallès. Albert Guinovart Piano Soloist

Banda Municipal de Barcelona (Wind Symphonyc Band of Barcelona)  

6th and 7th October 2016 Congrés Church (Barcelona) and Montbau Square (Barcelona).

Cobla Sant Jordi – City of Barcelona 

April 2010, Centre Moral I Cultural de Poblenou, Barcelona. Events to celebrate the centre’s centenary. Works by Manel Oltra.

Cobla Girona City 

April 2011, Auditori Girona, Sardanes de Girona.

May 2012 Caldes de Malavella, Girona.

Symphony Orchestra of ESMUC 

26th May 2011 Valls, Tarragona. R Gerhard, Alegrias

12th May 2012 Auditori Barcelona.

Youth Symphony Orchestra of Baix Llobregat (JOSBL)
9th and 10th April 2005, Auditori Atrium, Vildecans, Barcelona.

Orquestra Joves Intèrprets dels Països Catalans – OJIPC (Sponsored as assistant conductor to Salvador Broton)
August 2008, Baltasar Samper Festival
August 2009, Isaac Albèniz Festival

Terrassa 48 Chamber Orchestra
July 2007, Cabrils Music Festival.

Andorra National Chamber Orchestra
Prize giving Sant Cugat 2005. Teatre Auditori, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona.

“Solistes de l’Empordà” Chamber Orchestra
Christmas concert 2013, Europa International School. Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona.

Youth Orchestra Auditori de Girona  

Els Pets concert at Festival Estrena Girona, 29th march 2014, municipal theatre of Girona, Girona. 

Girona Auditorium 14th September 2014. 

‘Simfonia Girona’ by Francesc Casú. Girona Auditorium 6 February 2016. 

Catarres Symphonic Concert at Festival Estrena Girona16th April 2016 Girona Auditorium. 

Vic Chamber Orchestra

Concert at Atlantida Auditorium Vic 15th June 2014

Sofia Film Orchestra (Bulgary) 

CD Recording of Gloria Villanueva on Bulgarian National Radio. Sofia, November 2015 

Orchestra Geraçao of Lisboa (Portugal) 

Concert at Gulbelkian Foundation Auditorium Lisbon. 19th July 2016.TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

Teacher of Choral Conducting in north Catalonia organised by FCCC, Perpignan 

Teacher of Choral Conducting for Fundació Pere Tarrés charity in Tarragona and Cambrils. 

Teacher of Orchestral Conducting organized by JOF (Jove Orquestra de Figueres), Figueres, 2009-2010 i 2012-2016. 

Secondary School Teacher at Europa International School, Sant Cugat del Vallès (2006-present) 

Teacher at Gymel Music School Sant Cugat del Vallès (2001-present) 

Teacher at Municipal Music School Sant Quirze del Vallès (2010-2012) 

CONFERENCES HELD 

“Discovering some Secrets of Music” (Sant Cugat, 2008, Cycle of conferences “Tertulies amb amics”) 

“The hidden meaning of music” (Figueres, 2011) 

  • Eros, Venus and music. 
  • Thanatos and music 
  • Humour and music 

“What do we mean when we say Beethoven?” (Figueres, 2012) 

“Mozart humanum est” (Figueres, 2012) “Músiques d’anada i de tornada” (Figueres,2013) 

Cycle of 4 conferencies: 

  • Love and Music
  • Religion and Music
  • Death and Music
  • Humour and Music 

“Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). Death of the Titan: a culminating point of the Romantic Symphony in a decadant society” at Crisal, Research, Teaching and Dissemination Centre for Musicology. (Barcelona, july 2014). 

“Beethoven’s 6th Symphony and Joan Manen, Oboe Concerto” as part of a JOCG educational series (Figueres, july 2015) 

“Enric Granados. Towards his life and work”. National Archives of Catalunya. January 2016. Organized by l’Aula Universitaria de la Gent Gran 

“Desvetllem alguns secrets de la música?” Biblioteca de Sant Antoni de Vilamajor, novembre de 2017.

LENGUAGES 

Català, Spanish, Italian, English.