The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference

6.01.21 – 6.05.21

Oscar Trujillo

Concert – Fusión de colores y texturas desde Manizales, Colombia con el 5pa’l mundo

Bachelor of Music (University of Caldas) Colombia and Master of Music in trumpet (EAFIT) Colombia. Trumpet player, composer and conductor. He began his studies in the Departmental Program of Bands of Caldas. He has participated in master classes  in Venezuela, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Brazil. Awarded by the Mazda Foundation for Art and Science.

His compositions have been awarded in in the National Contest of Bands of Paipa (2010, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2019 and 2020), National Contest of Bands Pedro Ignacio Perilla (Anapoima-2014), Ramón Jaramillo Jurado National Contest of Bands (Rionegro-2015), National Contest of Unpublished Music for Band (San Pedro – 2017), Festival of Colombian Andean Music Mono Núñez (2018). His arrangements and compositions have been performed by the National Symphonic Orchestra of Cuba, Zaragoza Wind Ensemble, Dominican Philharmonic Orchestra, Salvador Youth Symphony Orchestra, Orléans Symphony Orchestra, University of Wisconsin Symphony Band, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Toto la Momposina, Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra, Caldas Symphony Orchestra, among others.

He was a member of the Kanna Jazz Brass ensemble recording two discographic works and also winner of the National Festival of the Hall. Mr. Trujillo was Semifinalist in the II Eric Aubier Latin American Trumpet Competition. He has been a Trumpet Professor at the Technological University of Pereira and principal trumpet of the Caldas Symphony Orchestra for 15 years. In 2019 he made a tour in Europe with his group 5 pa´l mundo that included a recital at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, the concert program was totally composed by himself.

As Conductor, he has performed with the Caldas Symphony Orchestra, Manizales Municipal Band, Caldas University Symphonic Band, Caldas University Brass Ensemble (group founded by him) and Redentorista Conservatory Symphonic Band (which is currently directed by him).

He has performed as soloist with the Caldas Symphony Orchestra, CIMA International Music Festival, Manizales Municipal Band, Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, Caldas Chamber Orchestra, Caldas University Symphonic Band, Manizales International Music Festival, among others.

He is currently trumpet professor at the University of Caldas, director and founder of the Redentorista Conservatory and director of the ensemble 5pa´l mundo with which he made a discographic production with 8 works of his own. In addition, he continuously collaborates in various musical training processes in different regions of the country and Latin America.




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