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Adrian Ronda-Sampayo, has studied conducting and composition with teachers José Rafael Pascual-Vilaplana and Ramon Garcia i Soler. He has completed courses with Bruno Aprea, Achim Holub, Gregory Fritze, Rafael Sanz Espert, etc.

He has received grants for three consecutive years by the Berklee Valencia for the workshops: Arranging and Composition for Symphonic Bands and Music for Concert Band Conducting. Two consecutive years selected by maestro Cristian Orosanu to participate in the International Management Course along with the Symphony Orchestra of Brasov (Romania) and teacher Lorenzo Ramos for the course / contest Orchestra of Cordoba (Spain).

In May 2013 won first prize in the Provincial Band Competition Valencia under the direction of AAM Sant Blai Potríes wind band.

In 2014 was awarded the Euterpe Award for his first album, Sons of the terra.

In 2015 and 2016 he was the guest conductor of the Philharmonic Agrupació Borrianenca, Societat Musical St. Cecila d'Alcàsser, Ferris State University in Michigan (USA) and the Symphonic Band of the State Government of Veracruz (Mexico). At the same time he was invited by the Superior Institute of Music of the State of Veracruz and the Faculty of Music of the Universidad Veracruzana for lectures around the Spanish wind band phenomenon.

He has recently been awarded the first prize in a competition conducting the London Classical Orchestra Soloists in London. This fact will take him to be guest conductor at the Kammerphilharmonie Graz (Austria).

Currently, Adrian is the principal conductor of Games & Symphonies, the Instrumental Ensemble of the Safor, the Associació Artísticomusical Sant Blai of Potríes, the Unió Musical d'Albaida and the choir of the Associació Musical Santa Cecilia of Ador.

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