Director of Music at The Yehudi Menuhin School:
Since September 2017, Òscar is Director of Music at the Yehudi Menuhin School, the specialist music school founded by Lord Menuhin, of which the late Mtislav Rostropovich was its president, succeeded now by Daniel Baremboim. There he conducts the school’s orchestras, coaches chamber music and provides musical leadership to an outstanding team of internationally respected teachers.
Professor of Orchestration at The Royal Academy of Music (London):
Òscar is part of the Composition Department of The Royal Academy of Music (London) as Professor of Orchestration, teaching modules in orchestration and postmodern aesthetics for undergraduates and conducting for postgraduate composers.
Music Courses & Masterclasses:
Active as a lecturer in international courses and masterclasses, Òscar has accumulated experience not only as an orchestral musician working in young and professional ensembles, but also extensively as composer, educator and conductor. His multiple professional facets and experience have equipped him with a broad knowledge and multiple perspectives on orchestral and pastoral matters, and the way young and adult musicians work and think.
Akoesticum Talent Programme (Holland) & Porto PianoFest (Portugal):
Òscar is part of the teaching faculty of the Akoesticum Chamber Music Talent Programme in Ede, Holland, alongside Jean-Bernard Pommier, Marcel Baudet, David Dolan, Maria Milstein, Jérôme Pernoo and Johannes Meissl. He is also a member of the faculty of the Porto PianoFest, part of a team that includes pianists Jean Saulnier, Artur Pizarro, José Ramón Méndez and course director Nuno Marques.
Òscar has guest lectured and guest conducted at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague-School for Young Talent (Summer Festival 2013, Siemens Concert Series 2016). He also taught at both the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music Junior Departments, and at various international Summer schools and Courses, contributing with general musicianship lessons, chamber music coaching and conducting ensembles/orchestras. He directed the Orchestral Summer Courses of the Catalan chamber orchestra Camerata XXI (2012-2017).
For details and bookings, you can get in touch with Oscar via this contact page.