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Bernardo Adam Ferrero

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Bernardo Adam Ferrero


Bernardo Adam Ferrero (b. 28 February 1942, Algemesí, Spain - 12 October 2022, Valencia, Spain) was a Spanish composer and music educator.

Adam Ferrero studied piano, composition and orchestral conducting at the Conservatoriums of Valencia, Madrid, Paris, Rome and Accademia Chigiana of Siena (Italy) with maestros José María Cervera, Daniel Nueda, Ernesto French, Amando Blanquer, Franco Ferrara, Nino Antonellini, Godfredo Petrassi, Luigi Dallapiccola, Olivier Messiaen and Betsy Jolas.

As a guest conductor he conducted orchestras, choirs and bands, both national and international, and he gavelectures and articles in several European and American magazines, mainly. He composed music for film and he did research studies and madeseveral recordings. His published musical works are preserved in the National Library of Madrid.

He published several books, among which stand out The Music Band in the World, 1000 Valencian Musicians and Education for Music.

Adam Ferrero won the composition national awards "Joaquín Rodrigo," "Manuel Palau," "Premio del Instituto de Estudios Alicantinos," "Maestro Villa " in Madrid (International), the prize of the Fundación Española de la Vocación en Composición y Dirección de Orquesta, award "Ausias March" (Valencia) , award "Amics d'Or", award "Mercedes Massi" to the best academic record. He holds the Master of the Forum de Alta Dirección (Madrid) for his professional career. In New York he was awarded the "Order of Merit " for his contribution to the world of music. The International Music Festival of Cuba gave him the "Golden Baton of the Gran Teatro de La Habana." The recording of his piece Homenaje a Joaquín Sorolla received an "Egrem" award from America

He was an Academic of the Real de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid, Rector of the Academy of Music of Valencia and Member of Merit of Carlos III Foundation.

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