André Cebrián Garea - Frauta
Born in Santiago de Compostela, he completed his musical studies in his home city and in Salamanca, Detmold and Geneva with professors Luis Soto, Laurent Blaiteau, Pablo Sagredo, János Bálint and Jaques Zoon.
He is regularly invited as principal flute with Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra from Gran Teatre del Liceu. He collaborates with OBC Symphony Orchestra, Spira Mirabilis, Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, Cadaqués Orchestra, Leonore de Pistoia Orchestra, Orchestra Mozart, Staatskapelle Dresden, Nacional do Porto, Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, Real Filharmonía de Galicia and Galician Symphony Orchestra. He has been member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester for five years as well as member of the JONDE, Britten-Pears Orchestra and OJSG Orchestra.
He has played with conductors such as David Afkham, Lionel Bringuier, Antonio Pappano, Gianandrea Noseda, Sir Colin Davis, Hebert Blomstedt, Vladimir Jurowski, Vasily Petrenko, Daniele Gatti ou Franz Wesler-Möst.
As a chamber musicians he has worked with artists such as Radovan Vlatkovic, Klaus Thunemann, Hansjörg Schellenberger, Eduard Brunner, Jacques Zoon, Maurice Bourgue, András Schiff and Karl-Heinz Steffens. He is a founder member of Natalia Ensemble and he enjoys a busy concert career with Duo Finisterrae and the guitarist Pedro Mateo González.
He has played as soloist with Galician Symphony Orchestra, Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Gaos, Orchestra from Krakow Music Academy, Zabrze Symphony Orchestra and Orquestra de Cámara Galega. He has been prizewinner in Spain, Portugal and Poland.
He has given masterclasses in different schools, conservatories and orchestras like Pontevedra Conservatory, Tenerife, Ferrol, San Javier (Murcia), Huesca, Estonia National Music Academy, JONDE, Andalucía Young Orchestra, Generalitat Valenciana Young Orchestra, Córdoba Young Orchestra, Ávila Symphony Orchestra, the orchestras from universities from Santiago and Pamplona, and OSIM and OECCh in Mexico.
Since 2012 he teaches flute and chamber music at Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón. In 2019 he gained the position of principal flute at the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.