Venezuelan Trombonist Angel Subero started his musical studies at the age of 13. He attended the Conservatorio Itinerante in Venezuela where he studied with the legendary Michel Becquet; In the United States he studied with Lawrence Isaacson, John Rojak, Douglas Yeo and studied jazz with Claudio Roditi and Jeff Galindo. In 2005 Angel was a finalist for the prestigious Zellmer-Minnesotta Orchestra International Trombone Competition and the Donald Yaxley Trombone Competition. He Attended the Boston Conservatory and the New England Conservatory of Music where he received the NEC Merit Award graduating with distinction in performance.
Angel has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Boston Ballet Orchestra, Starwars in Concert Symphony Orchestra, National Lyric Opera, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Venezuela Symphony Orchestra, Caracas Philharmonic, Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho Symphony, Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica de las Juventudes Andinas, and the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra, among others. As a chamber musician he has appeared with the Burning River Brass, Camerata Pacifica, Atlantic Brass Quintet, Boston Symphony Brass Ensemble, Triton Brass Quintet, Frequency Band Trombone Choir, Boston Invitational Trombone Ensemble, Venezuelan Brass Ensemble and the Venezuelan Trombone Ensemble.
Mr. Subero has worked with such conductors as James Levine, Seiji Ozawa, John Williams, Kurt Masur, Keith Lockhart, Robert Spano, Sir Colin Davis, James Conlon, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, David Robertson and Christoph von Dohnanyi, Charles Dutoit, Ingo Metzmacher, Lorin Maazel, James Depreist, among others. He has also appeared with multiple artists in the realm of jazz, Latin and commercial music.
Most recently Mr. Subero was a guest soloist with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project which commissioned the Trombone Concerto “From the Institutes of Groove” that was written for him by Grammy-nominated composer, Michael Gandolfi. Mr. Subero recorded “From the Institutes of Groove” with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, to be released under the BMOP/Sound record label.
Mr. Subero plays S.E Shires Custom Trombones exclusively. He has given master classes and recitals in the United States, Europe, Japan, Mexico and Venezuela among other countries. He has been a regular guest professor at the State Foundation for the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Venezuela “EL SISTEMA” and has given clinics to the “Academia Latino-Americana de Trombones” in Venezuela. Mr. Subero is on the faculty at the Boston Conservatory of Music.