Spot on : Interdisciplinarity
Born in Quartell (València, Spain), Joan Calabuig Gaspar began his studies with Francisco Salt and Vicent Balada at the school of the Banda Unió Musical de Quartell. He then continued at the Conservatorio Professional de Música de València and the Conservatori Superior de Música de Castelló in composition and clarinet, graduating with distinction. He furthered his knowledge with a master’s degree in clarinet and bass clarinet at LUCA-Arts in Leuven (graduating Magna Cum Laude) and a master's degree in musicology, music education and historically informed performance practice at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya.
Joan Calabuig Gaspar has combined his musical career with telecommunications by teaching in both academic fields.
He has studied with professors such as Lorenzo Coppola, Eric Hoeprich, Ilkka Teerijoki, Kai Köpp, Manuel Bärtsch and Ernesto Molinari and has been a member of the Orquestra de l'Acadèmia del Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Jeune Orchestre de l'Abbaye (Saintes, France).
Joan Calabuig Gaspar plays in the Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Sinfónica de Madrid, the Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, the Banda Municipal de Castelló and the Freiburger Barockorchester. He also works with Jordi Savall and Le Concerts des Nations.