Antonio Canovas
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For me, it has been a real discovery to find homogenous reeds in a single box, both flexible and versatile in sound, which facilitate the issuance, with rich harmonics and a pure, round sound. It is a pleasure to enjoy their virtues

A D'Addario Woodwinds player since 2014.

Born in 1979, in Totana (Murcia),Spain. After his musical studies in the professional conservatories in Ávila and Murcia, he began his Undergraduate Studies in the Superior Conservatory of Music “Oscar Esplá” in Alicante, studying with Mr. José Manuel Zaragoza. Mr. Cánovas graduated with honours and won, by unanimous vote of the final jury, the “End of Degree Award” in Saxophone in 2002.Concurrently, he also received saxophone instruction from professors of international renown such as Claude Delangle, Jean Yves Fourmeau, Jean Marie Londeix, Marie Bernardette Charrier, Arno Bornkamp, Daniel Kientzy, Vincent David, Fabrizio Mancusso, Quatuor “Habanera”, Eric Devallon… He has performed, as member of various ensembles (orchestra, duet with piano, saxophone quartets, etc.) in France (Poitiers and Dijon), United Kingdom (London and Cardiff), The Netherlands (Groningen), Italy (Naples), Bulgaria (Varna and Sofia) and Spain (Asturias, Castilla y León, Cantabria, Extremadura, Murcia, Andalucía, Comunidad Valenciana, Castilla La Mancha…) He is a regular collaborator with the Symphony Orchestra of the Principality of Asturias (OSPA), with the Oviedo Philharmonic and the Symphony Orchestra of Gijón, performing throughout Spain, and has recorded with the OSPA for the RTVE musical label. As a pedagogue, Mr. Cánovas has been invited by the University of Oviedo to give lectures on the Saxophone for the knowledge and diffusion of the saxophone in the universitary field. He also has been called upon to act as Saxophone instructor in the Orchestra of the Principality of Asturias Youth program. Furthermore, Mr Cánovas give courses and master-class with national (León, Asturias, Zamora, Almería) and international renow, in places like Trinity College of Music in London (United Kingdom), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff (United Kingdom), Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Utrecht and Prince Claus Conservatoire in Groningen (The Netherlands), Conservatorio de Música "Luisa D´Annunzio" in Pescara and Conservatorio de Música "San Pietro a Majella" in Naples (Italy), Conservatoire de Musique "Jean Philippe Rameau" in Dijon (France), Escola Superior de Música, Artes e Espectáculo in Porto (Portugal), Royal Conservatory of Music of Antwerpen (Belgium),...
 He is a holder of degrees in History and Sciences of Music (Musicology) from the University of Oviedo and is presently Saxophone Professor at the Superior Conservatory of Music of Oviedo, winning said position through extensive interview/audition process in 2006. Mr. Cánovas is the Conductor of the Saxophone Ensemble of the Oviedo Conservatory; with this group he has participated in different recordings and many performances, conducting important saxophonists as Jean Yves Fourmeau, Arno Bornkamp, Gerard McChrystal, Christian Wirth or Nicolas Prost. He currently combines these activities with the preparation of his Doctoral Thesis on Spanish Contemporary Music for saxophone, after having obtained his (D.E.A. (Advanced Studies Degree) with distinction, obtaining the maximun grade from the University of Oviedo with the essay "The Contemporary Composition for saxophone in the Generation of 1951"




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