EDUCATION

David Fiuza Souto, (Born in 1985, Vila de Cruces), began his musical studies at Escola da Banda Artística de Merza. He ges the Clarinet Bachelor Degree at Vigo Conservatory Superior of Music, and Wind Conducting Bachelor Degree (Harmonie, Fanfare & BrassBand) at the Hogeschool Muzik Zuyd de Maastricht (Holanda). In addition, he studied Composition at Vigo Conservatory Superior. Actually he is finishing the Conducting (Orchestral and Choral) Bachelor Degree at Conservatory Superior “Joaquín Rodrigo” in Valencia.

He began the conducting formation with the teacher Marcel van Bree when he was 15 years old. He is formed mainly with teachers Jan Cober and J.R.Pascual Vilaplana.

EXPERIENCE

He was titular conductor da of Banda Union Musical de Meaño (2007-2013), winning 9 awards, specially the Gold Medal and Gold Timpani (world championship) at the first division of 17th WMC 2013 Kerkrade (The Neetherlands). Later, he was titular conductor of Banda Sinfónica of CIM “La Armónica” de Buñol (2014-2017), where have registered some recording, and won 1º award with distinction at Certamen de Altea (2016), and have won a Gold Medal at concert division of 18th WMC 2017 Kerkrade (The Neetherlands). In addition, he was titular conductor at Banda Sinfónica da Federación Galega de Bandas (2016-2017).

He was also an associate profesor at “Conservatori Superior de Música de les Illes Balears”, titular conductor at Mallorca Saxophone Ensemble (2012-2017), Serenade Ensemble and Cor Valencià de Clarinets.

He worked like conducting teacher (2013-2016) at Conducting Academy of Banda de Rianxo (A Coruña). He was working at the pedagogic area from 2002 since 2014, teaching clarinet, band & chamber music, theorical music, harmony and analysis in these music schools: “Artística de Merza”, Municipal de Silleda, Municipal de Meaño, Santa Cruz de Ribadulla, Isabel II de Touro and Escola de Música de Rianxo.

ACTUALLY
Nowadays he is the titular conductor of Banda “Artística de Merza” and Gran Canaria Wind Orchestra.

GUEST CONDUCTOR
He was guest conductor at the following orchestras:

  • Orquestra Simfonica da Companhía Portuguesa da Opera,
  • Orquestra Filharmónica Cidade de Pontevedra,
  • Orquesta Sinfónica del CIM “La Armónica” de Buñol,
  • Orquestra Xoven Vigo 430,
  • Banda Municipal de A Coruña,
  • Banda Municipal de Santiago de Compostela,
  • Banda Municipal de Palma de Mallorca,
  • Gran Canaria Wind Orchestra,
  • Banda Municipal de Pontevedra,
  • Banda Municipal de Ourense,
  • Banda Sinfónica da Federación Galega de Bandas de Música
  • Banda Sinfónica Xuvenil da Federación Galega de Bandas de Música
  • Banda Sinfónica del VII Estagio de Verao 2014 de Amarante (Portugal),
  • Banda Sinfónica del EJIT 2011 (Torres Novas – Portugal),
  • Rundfunk Bläser Orchester de Leipzig (finalist student at Internacional Akademie Conducting)
  • many amateur concert bands