SAÜL GÓMEZ SOLER
Saül Gómez Soler was born in Ontinyent (Valencia) in 1982.
He studied Composition and Percussion in the "Joaquín Rodrigo" Superior Conservatory of Music in Valencia; Band Direction at the ISEB in Trent (Italy); and Orchestra Direction at the Superior Conservatory of Music of the Liceo de Barcelona.
He has conducted various ensembles both in Spain and various European countries.
He is currently the conductor of the Oliva "Asociación Artístico Musical" and the "Orquesta Sinfónica Atrivm". As part of this work he has had the opportunity to direct prestigious soloists such as: Vasko Vasilev, Pacho Flores, José Franch, Francesca Calero, Luís González, Roberto Turlo, Juan Lago and Pablo Zinger.
He also teaches Orchestra as a member of the Valencia Regional Government teaching corps for music and the scenic arts.
His compositions have been published by Omensbands, Cap Music, Tot per l'aire and Piles.
He has been a jury member in numerous composition and performance contests and his music has been recorded to CD by various ensembles.
In 2007 he was awarded the Euterpe Prize for the best composition, in 2008 he won the Joan Baptista Basset prize for contribution to culture, and in 2009 he won the Francesc Cerdà composition prize.
In 2012 he won First Prize and Honorable Mention in the "Poble de Muro" Composition Contest and First Prize and Honorable Mention in the Altea International Band Contest.
In 2013 he won Second Prize in the Toledo National Processional Marches Contest and the Euterpe Prize for the best symphonic recording.
He is a member of the Valencia Academy of Music and the association of composers, COSICOVA.
In 2014 he received two nominations for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.