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Emilio Solé – Sempere

Composer

Emilio Solé – Sempere gave his first musical steps in Barcelona, Spain under the guidance of the eminent professor Elda Sainz De La Maza. Later, inVenezuela besides of his studies of Psycology in the Caracas’ Universidad Andres Bello he studied piano, music theory, history of music, music reading, harmony, counterpoint, singing, Gregorian Chant, composition and Choir Conduction in the Fundacion Schola Cantorum de Caracas with the most illustrious Venezuelan teachers like Alberto Grau, Maria Guinand, Isabel Palacios, Modesta Bor and others. Afterward he was accepted as a student of orchestral conduction with Adrian Thorne in the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, England. He was assistant director of Felipe Izcaray in the Caracas Chamber Choir where he became subsequently his principal director. He also attended several specialized courses in conduction, composition with international teachers like Luigi Agustoni, Johannes Berchman Göhl, Hellmuth Rilling, Robert Sund, Vic Nees, Wili Göhl and famous musical groups like Chanticleer, the King Singers and the Real Group and others. He has been member and Assitent Conductor at worldwide known top Venezuelan Choir Schola Cantorum de Venezuela as well as professor of musical appreciation, music reading, and choir direction in the Caracas’ Music Conservatory in which he created the Caracas’ Children Choir and the Academic Choir. Afterward, he founded and conducted the project Let’s Sing! and the School of Choral Singing of the Venezuelan State Petroleum Company, Lagoven and Petroleum of Venezuela, PDVSA.