Josue Blanco Balaguer
Spain, Barcelona Catalonia
Josuè Blanco (1993) is graduate in History on the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), obtaining the mention in the speciality of Contemporary History. Graduate in Composition at the Liceu Superior Conservatory of Music in Barcelona with Israel David Martínez, Benet Casablancas, Oliver Rappoport, Benjamin Davies and Ramon Humet. Currently studying the Composition master program at Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium in Aarhus (DK) with Niels Rønsholdt, Juliana Hodkinson and Simon Steen-Andersen.
He has also collaborated with Press-music as editor and critic, and also with the Académia de Belles Arts de Sabadell (Acadèmia de Belles Arts de Sabadell) as head of the Auditorium and musical programmer.
In May 2019 he won the First Prize of the 1st Composition Contest of the Quatuor à l'ouest Festival, Crozon with his 1st String quartet: Motýl. In July 2019 he was resident artist at l'Estruch: Fàbrica de creació de les arts en viu, where he carried out and premiered his synaesthetic project Iris: the sound of light. In May 2021 he won the First Prize of the Randers Kammerorkester KOMPONIST- KONKURRENCE 2021 with his piece Fjordens fortællinger.
In his music he always works from a multidisciplinary point of view based on synesthesia, uniting sound, light and color. To discover more about you can visit his website: www.josueblancobalaguer.com