Ã“scar Escudero (b. 1992) (DK)
Ã“scar Escudero was born in AlcÃ¡zar de San Juan (Spain) in 1992. He has a Bachelor in Composition and Oboe from CSMA (Saragossa, Spain), where he was taught by composers JesÃºs Rueda and AgustÃ Charles, and the oboist Francisco Gil. He has attended classes with composers such as Peter Ablinger, Rebecca Saunders, Chaya Czernowin, Stefan Prins and HÃ¨ctor Parra. Currently, he is pursuing a masters in composition at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg with Simon Steen-Andersen and Niels RÃ¸nsholdt.
His work has been recognized with numerous merits: â€˜First Prizeâ€™ in the â€˜Thailand International Composition Festivalâ€™ (Bangkok, 2013), â€˜First Prizeâ€™ in the â€œPremio JÃ³venes Compositores FundaciÃ³n SGAE-CNDMâ€ (Madrid, 2015) and his works have been premiered by Sur Plus Ensemble, Nou Ensemble, Sarah Sun and Johannes Fischer, among others. Furthermore, Escudero is artistic director of FACES, an ensemble-in-residence at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus and since 2015, he is a professor on the Masters in Musical Investigation at UNIR (Universidad Internacional de La Rioja).