Unlocking the potential of talented young musicians
Active as a lecturer in international courses and masterclasses, Òscar has accumulated experience not only as an orchestral conductor working with young and professional ensembles, but also extensively as a Chamber Music teacher, coaching highly trained young musicians at The Yehudi Menuhin School and other European leading institutions, like the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague. His multiple professional facets and experience have equipped him with broad perspectives on musical matters, and the way young and adult musicians work and think.
Professor of Orchestration at London’s Royal Academy of Music (2013-2020):
Òscar was part of the Composition Department of The Royal Academy of Music (London) as Professor of Orchestration, teaching modules in orchestration, developing his own postmodern aesthetics elective for undergraduates and developing a conducting module for postgraduate composers. He also conducted ensembles in workshops and public concerts.
The Royal Conservatoire of The Hague (Netherlands):
Òscar has a long association with the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague-School for Young Talent and he has coached Chamber Music for their Summer Festival (2013) and guest conducted their Siemens Concert Series (2016).
Akoesticum Talent Programme (Holland) & Porto PianoFest (Portugal):
Òscar is part of the 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 also taught at both the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music Junior Departments, 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.