García-Cano, Juan Manuel
He was born in Móstoles (Spain) in 1985. He studied the Intermediate Level at the Conservatory of Music Rodolfo Halffter and Higher Degree at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid, with Professor Cayetano Castaño, where he earned Honors, which currently he studies in his third year Orchestra and Choir Conducting.
Since the 2008-2009 academic year is a student at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Chair of Oboe with Head Professor Hansjörg Schellenberger. In June 2011 received from Her Majesty the Queen, the Mention as Outstanding Student of her chair. Enjoys a Tuition Scholarship of the Albéniz Foundation and Department of Education of the Community of Madrid.
He has received master classes of teachers like Emanuel Abbuhl, Alex Klein, Thomas Indermühle, Stefan Schilli, François Leleux, Eduardo Martínez and Dag Jensen, among others.
In 2006 he won the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scolarship Award and the Audience Award at the III Chamber Competition City of Lerma. In 2005 he premiered "Mediterranean Mosaic for oboe, guitar and orchestra" by Alejandro Vivas, at the National Auditorium of Madrid, where he also played the "Concerto in F Major BWV 1053" by Bach.
He participated in the Symphony Orchestra-School of Madrid, in the Youth Orchestra and Chorus of the Community of Madrid, National Orchestra of Spain or the Netherlands Youth Orchestra, among others. He was led by conductors such as Josep Vicent, Eduardo López-Banzo, Jesús Amigo, Peter Gardford, Cristoph Esenbach or Lawrence Foster, among others.
As a student of the School is part of Sony Chamber Orchestra with conductors Zoltan Kocsis, Antoni Ros Marbà, Peter Eötvös and Jaime Martín, Freixenet Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Péter Csaba and Jesús López Cobos, and of the Sinfonietta of the School of Music Reina Sofía, conducted by Zsolt Nagy and Peter Rundel. He is a member of Orpheus Quintet and Barroco Group, in the Department of Groups of Wind of the International Institute of Chamber Music of Madrid wit the Professor Hansjörg Schellenberger.