Puertas, David

Puertas, David

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David Puertas Esteve, son and brother of musicians, was born in Barcelona in the year 1969. He studied flute, tabor pipe and composition at the Council’s Superior Conservatory of Music of Barcelona and also the Superior Conservatory of the Opera House El Liceu. He has also a BA in Information Science by the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
He has been awarded several times as a composer, in different competitions to do with traditional and popular music: the Mollet award for Sardana Modal, the Pallars award for Ball de Gegants de La Pobla de Segur, the Figueres award for Ball dels Gegants Dalí i Gala, etc. One has to mention, among his many commissions, the harmonization for El Cant dels ocells for string quartet for the presentation of the Forum of Cultures 2004 for Barcelona’s Town Hall, piece which has been edited by Clivis Publicacions.
He has been producer for the Ràdio 4 programme Fes ta Festa and has been responsible for musical documentation for the Symphonic Orchestra of Barcelona as well as the National Orchestral of Catalonia. Today he teaches music at the Institute of Can Puig in Sant Pere de Ribes.
He is the author of the book Música encreuada. Els enigmes musicals and 5 Sidoku books (musical Sudoku) together with his brother Bernat. Three of these books have been published by Clivis Publicacions and the other two have been published in German by Schott Musik Verlag.

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