Professional experience

Dr. Francisco A. Pérez-Ferrer has been member of the following orchestras

-2017-...: Principal Trumpet, National Philharmonic of Honduras

-2016-2017: Solo Cornet, Ensemble de la Fondation Stravinsky; Switzerland

-2014-2015: Principal Trumpet, Cartago Symphony Orchestra; Costa Rica

-2003-2004: Principal Trumpet, Orquesta Sinaloa de las Artes; México

-2002-2003: Cornet and Trumpet, Universal Studios Entertainment

-2000-2001: Assistant Principal Trumpet, RTVE Symphony Orchestra; Spain

-2000: Principal Trumpet, Murcia Symphony Orchestra; Spain

-1996-2000: Principal Trumpet, Alicante Symphony Orchestra, Spain

-1994-1995: Trumpet, Spanish Army, "Brunete #1"; Spain

-1993-1994: Fine Arts Sinfonia; London, UK

-1993-1996: Youth National Symphony Orchestra of Spain

Invitations

-2017: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, invitation for the audition to Principal Trumpet position

-2004: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, invitation for the audition to Principal Trumpet position

-2003: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, invitation for the audition to Principal Trumpet position

Pedagogy

-2017-...: Cathedratic of Trumpet, National University of Honduras (UNAH)

-2009: Music Teacher, Institut d'Educació Secundària, Salt - Girona; Spain

-2007-2009: Trumpet Tutor, Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra, Muscat; Sultanate of Oman

-1995-2002: Trumpet Teacher, School of Music of El Campello; Spain

Recordings

CD: Roberto Gerhard: The plague (Youth National Orchestra of Spain - BBC Symphony Chorus - BBC Singers - Edmon Colomer)

CD: Manuel de Falla: Nuits dans les jardins d'Espagne ( Youth National Orchestra of Spain - Rafael Orozco, Piano - Edmon Colomer)

CD: J. Brahms: 1st. Symphony (Youth National Orchestra of Spain - Carlo Maria Giulini)

CD: F. Schubert: 4th. Symphony (Youth National Orchestra of Spain - Carlo Maria Giulini)

CD: Orchestral Masterpieces (Alicante Symphony Orchestra - Various conductors)

CD: Somni de Festa (Associacio Musical l'Avanç de El Campello - J. García Iborra)

CD: Benidorm: Su festival y su música (Unión Musical de Benidorm - Varios directores)

CD: Original soundtrack film "Alegre ma non troppo" (with Penélope Cruz)

Publications

-(Spanish): La interpretación histórica de la Trompeta, AMADEUS magazine musical mensual, Argentina, 2.008.

-(Spanish): Fabricación de la Trompeta Histórica ISBN 978-84-6126-150-5, Autor, 2.008. ISBN de la Segunda Edición (2017): 978-1549658082

-(Spanish): Tao de la Trompeta, ISBN 978-1549658365, Autor, 2016

-(English): Trumpet Tao, ISBN 978-1549658495, Autor, 2016

-(Spanish): Doctrina Musical (código Ético y Deontológico), ISBN 978-1549657849, Autor, 2017

-(English): Musical Doctrine (Deontology and Ethics for Musicians), ISBN 978-1549810992, Autor, 2017

Seminars

-Professor of the Anual Historical Trumpet Making Workshop in Spain, 2008-2012

-Professor of the Festival Isla Verde Bronces, Argentina, 2.013

-Professor of the 1st International Trumpet Seminar in Ambato (Ecuador), 2.013

-Professor of the 1st & 2nd International Trumpet Seminar of Montenegro, 2.016

Interviews

-(Spanish): El Mundo, 3 de Julio de 1.996

-(German): Deutsches HandsWerksBlatt Magazin, Junio de 2.005

-(English): Norwegian Trumpet Forum, Noviembre 2.008

Afiliations

-Jóvenes Amigos de las Bellas Artes, President 1.993-1.997

-Member of the Historic Brass Society

-Master Mason, Hiram Abif #80 Lodge, Alicante (Spain)

Education and Training

-2002: Master in Music Performance and Education (Profesor Superior de Música), Conservatory "Manuel Massotti", Murcia; Spain

-2001: Master in Education (C.A.P.), University of Almería; Spain

-1993: Licentiate in Music Education (Diploma de Profesor), Conservatory "Óscar Esplà", Alicante; Spain

-1993: Licentiate in Music Performance (Diploma de Instrumentista), Conservatory "Óscar Esplà", Alicante; Spain

-1993-1998: Private instruction with Pierre Thibaud.

-1993-1997: Private instruction with Douglass Prosser

Instruments currently available:

-Piston trumpets: B flat, C, D, E flat,Piccolo trumpets in A and B flat

-Rotary trumpets: B flat, C, D,Piccolo trumpets in A and B flat

-Flugelhorn: Rotary and Piston flugelhorn in B flat. Also, Piston flugelhorn in E flat

-Cornet: B flat and E flat

-Posthorn (rotary system) in B flat

-Soprano Trombone (Slide) in B flat

Historical and Period Instruments currently available:

-Classical Natural Trumpet, based on Joseph Huschauer (Wien, 1792), in D (440Hz)

-Baroque Natural Trumpet, based on Iohann Wilhelm Haas (Nuremberg, 1710), in D (440Hz and 415Hz)

-Baroque Coiled Natural Trumpet, based on Iohann Wilhelm Haas (Nuremberg, 1710), in D (440Hz and 415Hz) and in F (415Hz)

-Renaissance Natural Trumpet, based on Hanns Hainlein (Nuremberg, 1632)