February 25, 2018

Fernando Dominguez – Clarinetist

Fernando Domínguez studied clarinet at the Conservatory of Vienna with Roger Salander and bass clarinet with Harry Sparnay at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. In México he has studied with Francisco Garduño, Luis Humberto Ramos and Abel Pérez Piton in the music schools of the Ollin Yoliztli and the National Music School.

He has played as a soloist with the following orchestras: Sinfónica Vida y Movimiento, la Escuela Nacional Preparatoria, Sinfónica de IPN, la Cámara de Bellas Artes and Sinfónica Carlos Chavez.

He currently teaches at the National School of Music (UNAM) and plays with the pianist Tonatiuh de la Sierra as a duo performing in varied concert halls in Mexico City. He also performs with Ensamble 3, with the flutist Salvador Torre and the pianist Mauricio Nádar with whom he has presented concerts in Forums such as: The New Music Forum, The Contemporary Music Festival en Havana, Cuba, “Encounters with Mexico” in Bogotá, Colombia, and in many other cities in Mexico. In 2000, Ensemble 3 won first place in the VII Chamber Music Contest of the National University.

Fernando Dominguez is also a member of ONIX, with whom he has performed in the International Cervantino Festival, The Festival of the Historical Center of Mexico and the Forum of New Music.

In 2003 he was invited to become a member of Trio Neos.

Fernando Domínguez has participated in the International MusikFerienkuerse in Darmstadt, Germany in 2002 and has been the recipient of numerous grants from the National Council of the Arts.

“From the point of view of musical execution, the best interpretation of the session was without any doubt, that of ‘Jackdaw’ by Wayne Siegel, solidly and intelligently interpreted by Fernando Dominguez on bass clarinet. “

Juan Arturo Brennan

“La Jornada” December 2000