Jose Franch-Ballester named Assistant Professor of Clarinet and Chamber Music at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada

jose-10EDITMr. Franch-Ballester joins UBC School of Music as Assistant Professor of Clarinet and Chamber Music, beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.

“Jose is a wonderful communicator,” says Dr. Richard Kurth, Director of UBC School of Music, “both through his superb playing in all clarinet repertoires, and his articulate enthusiasm for teaching and collaboration with colleagues. He brings exciting ideas and brilliant energy to our wind program.”

One of the finest classical soloists and chamber music artists of his generation, Mr. Franch-Ballester has been hailed for his “technical wizardry and tireless enthusiasm” (New York Times), his “rich, resonant tone” (Birmingham News), and his “subtle and consummate artistry” (Santa Barbara Independent). He joins the School of Music’s dynamic Wind, Brass and Percussion Division.

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II FORUM DE CLARINETE “CIUDAD DE LLIRIA”

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Nos llena de alegría el poder presentar el II Forum de Clarinete “Ciudad de Lliria”. El cual se va a celebrar en Lliria del 17 al 23 de Julio, 2017 en la sede de la Banda Primitiva. Los profesores que integrarán esta edición serán:
. Miguel Espejo, Clarinete Solista de la Orquesta de RTVE.
. Eduardo Raimundo, Clarinete Bajo de la Orquesta Nacional de España.
. Miguel Civera (Saldua), Requinto Solista de la Banda Municipal de Madrid.
. Jose Miguel Martinez, Clarinete Solista de la Banda Municipal de València.
. Jose Franch-Ballester, Solista Internacional. Profesor de Clarinete en la “University of British Columbia” en Vancouver, Canada.
Contando con los profesores invitados:
. Tamás Massányi, Clarinete Solista de la Orquesta de la Comunidad Valenciana Palau de les Arts.
. Rafael García, Profesor de Técnica Alexander.
. Marisol Boullosa, Manager de Artistas

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