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Manu Brazo BMus MPerf*
West London/Central London
I really enjoy teaching, both my parents are teachers and I have been lucky enough to have amazing teachers throughout my music career. It made me really think about how amazing teaching can be and how could I really help people just teaching.
Spanish saxophonist Manu Brazo was born in Seville in 1993.
He is currently studying for his Master in Performance at the Royal College of Music, London with Kyle Horch. He is an RCM scholar supported by Dr Michael West. Manu completed his undergraduate studies in Seville at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Manuel Castillo winning Honor Prize in Repertoire with pianist module in three consecutive years.
Manu has awarded the Jellinek Award in the 2017 "Guildford Symphony Orchestra Competition for Young Soloists", and as a result was allowed to play Glazounov's Saxophone Concerto with Guildford Symphony Orchestra in February 2017.
He was awarded first prize in the 2016 Concerto Competition at Conservatorio Superior de Musica Manuel Castillo of Seville and will perform with the University of Seville and Conservatory of Sevilla Symphony Orchestra (OSC) next March.
Manu has performed with orchestras including the Orquesta Filarmonía Granada or RCM Philarmonic.He has won many local and national prizes as a soloist, chamber musician and also as the saxophonist in a pop/rock band. Manu plays the baritone saxophone in the SQ4 saxophone quartet, with whom he has won several Chamber Music awards; the quartet have performed for national and international radio and TV channels and also in many notable venues including the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville and MAMA in Algeria.
Manu has taken masterclasses with saxophonist from all over the world including Claude Delangle, Timothy McAllister, Johan van der Linden, Arno Bornkamp, Otis Murphy, Alfonso Padilla, Christian Wirth, Jean-Denis Michat, Vincent David, José Antonio Santos, Chien Kwan Lin, Francisco Martínez, Juani Palop, David Alonso, Eric Devallon, Joël Versavaud, Julien Petit and Manuel Mijan.
* MPerf will be completed in 2018.