Saul Gomez Soler
Saül Gómez Soler (b. 1982, Valencia, Spain) is a Spanish composer and conductor.
Mr. Gómez earned a degree in percussion and composition at the Joaquin Rodrigo Conservatory in Valencia. He studied conducting at the Liceo Conservatory and composition with Jan Cober in Trento, Italy.
Gómez has led a number of bands and choirs, and currently  is director of the Unió Musical d’Aielo in Malfrit and the Cercle Musical Primitiva in Albaida. As part of this work he has had the opportunity to direct prestigious soloists such as Vasko Vasilev, Pacho Flores, and Pablo Zinger.
Gómez is frequently employed as an adjudicator. He also teaches orchestra as a member of the Valencia Regional Government teaching corps for music and the scenic arts.
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.
Gómez 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.
Works for Winds
- Eternal Vibrations (2019)
- Golden Land (2020)
- I Remember Clifford (arr. V. Leer)
- La Porta de l’Angel (2013)
- Litanie (2015)
- Santiago Capitán Abencerraje (2013)
- Spices (2018)
- "Andromeda, of Saul Gomez Soler, will be the obligatory piece for the second section of CIBM 2015." El Blog de Certamen Internacional de Bandas de Música Ciudad de Valencia. Web, Accessed 12 August 2022
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Gómez Soler, Saül" Accessed 12 August 2022
- Saül Gómez Soler website – Accessed 12 August 2022