Express yourself through the language of music.
Liam Harman BMus MPerf*
North/West/Centre London; Cambridgeshire
I enjoy being able to help my students play their instruments better every week; I love working together and having fun while learning; Practicing between each lesson is really important so that the teacher can help the student improve.
Liam Harman started playing the clarinet in 2000, at the age 9, under the supervision of Josep Cano Gracia at the music school of Finestrat in Spain.
In 2002, he began his studies at the conservatory "José Pérez Barceló" of Benidorm, with his Professor Raul Mahíques Canet, continuing classes with Josep Cano in Finestrat.
In 2003 he won the 1st prize in the "Luces y Estrellas" Alicante in the woodwind category for under 14 years, in the province of Alicante. Later performing the second movement of Mozart's clarinet concerto, at a winners gala concert held at the Teatro Municipal in Alicante.
The following year he won again in Elche, at the "Inter-community" competition, the right to represent the Community of Valencia at Intermediate level, playing at the Conservatory Queen Sofia in Madrid.
In 2006 he won the 1st prize in the Clarinet Competition "Miguel Barrosa" Carreño (Asturias) Intermediate level. Also winning in the same competition the prize for "Musician with most promise", which also included the Higher Level musicians.
In 2008 he was a finalist in the International Clarinet Competition “Dos Hermans” in Seville. In June 2008 his Intermediate studies at the Conservatory ends with a final average of 9.3.
In June 2009, having finished high school with excellent grades, he then exceeds the entrance exam requirements for the "Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya" (Esmuc), to study with his Professor Joan Enric Lluna. In June 2013 he finished his studies there with the best possible qualifications and a ‘recommendation of honour’.
In May 2013 he received the second prize in the ongoing competition "Musical Youth" of Spain, as well as a special award EMCY at European level for the best performance in all categories. Between 2011 and 2013 he was a member of the JONC (National Youth Orchestra of Catalonia) as principal clarinet. From 2013, he enters the cadre of the Philharmonia JONC instrumentalists.
In September 2014 he started a Master in Performance at the Royal College of Music in London to study with teachers such as Tim Lines, Richard Hosford and Michael Collins.
He has collaborated with orchestras such as the OBC (‘Orchestra of Barcelona and National of Catalunya’), the ‘Chamber Orchestra "Germinans", the Orchestra of Cadaqués’ and the ‘Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu’ in Barcelona, as well as chamber groups such as the ‘Ensemble of the Orchestra of Cadaqués "or" Barcelona Modern Project ".
Liam has studied with such renowned clarinetists as, Yehuda Gilad, Joan Enric Lluna, Anthony Pay, José Luis Estellés, Walter Boeykens, Venancio Rius, Fabio Di Casola, Ivan Martin, Walter López Martínez, Carlos Gustavo Duarte, Emilio Montoya, Ronald Van Spaendonck, German Sempere, Mathias Hoffele and Wolfgang Meyer.
*MPerf is going to be completed soon.