José Alberto Pina (b. 1984, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain) is a Spanish composer and conductor.
José Alberto Pina completed his studies in orchestral conducting at the Murcia Superior Conservatory of Music, having also received advanced classes with teachers such as Sir Colin Davis (London Symphony Orchestra), José Rafael Pascual-Vilaplana, Enrique García Asensio, Jerzy Salwarosky, John Phillips (King's College London), Jan Cober, Paolo Bellomia (Université de Montréal), Frank de Vuyst, Thomas Verrier, Manuel Hernández Silva, and Lutz Köhler (Universität der Künste, UDK, Berlin).
He is the winner of the I “Ciudad de San Vicente del Raspeig” Orchestra Conducting Competition and the I “Ciudad de Puertollano” National Band Conducting Competition. He obtained 1st prize in the La Font de la Figuera band composition contest and is awarded in the II Ibero-American Band Composition Contest “Vila de Ortigueira” with the work El Tángulo de las Bermudas.
Alberto Pina has been invited to conduct bands in Spain and abroad, such as the Municipal Band of Santiago de Compostela, Municipal Band of Palma de Mallorca, Gran Canaria Wind Orchestra, Noord Nederlands Jeugd Orkest, Sociedade de Instruçao e Recreio de Paços da Serra Portugal, Orquestra de Sopros from the Escola Profissonal de Música de Viana do Castelo, Academia d'Artes de Cinfães, Orchester d'Harmonie Mines de Potasse d'Alsace, Sinfonisches Blasorchester Freiburg,and many others.
He has been nominated for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for his work The Island of Light.
His commitment to the band world has led him to be on juries at competitions, give talks, courses and master classes on conducting and composition, with his works being performed all over the world and performing concerts with renowned bands in Spain, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Slovenia, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Brazil, China, Japan and Argentina.
Alberto Pina has been working as a composer at the Dutch publishing house Molenaar Edition for more than 12 years. Currently he publishes his compositions under his own José Alberto Pina Music publishing label.
Works for Winds
- A mi banda (2003)
- The Ambitious Plan (2023)
- The Bermuda Triangle (2009/2013)
- Crucifixus (2008)
- Dunkirk (2020)
- El Reolín (2008)
- Es Vedrà
- Excalibur (2023)
- Gangster’s Scenes (2008)
- The Ghost Ship (2017)
- Himne a la festa (2006)
- The Island of Light (2011)
- The Legend of Maracaibo (2011)
- Mejor pídelo tú (2014)
- Pompeii (2019)
- Sajelbon (2021)
- The Scary Mountains (2024)
- Sendes (2007)
- Steel Overture (2022)