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Ramon Humet

Ramon Humet (b. Barcelona, 1968) studied harmony, improvisation and piano with Gerry Weil and Harriet Serr in Caracas, Venezuela. Also he studied composition and orchestration with Josep Soler in Barcelona. He has attended master classes with composers such as Jonathan Harvey, Brian Ferneyhough, Tristan Murail, Salvatore Sciarrino, Helmut Lachenmann, George Crumb, Beat Furrer, Mauricio Sotelo, Jesus Rueda, Benet Casablancas, Joan Guinjoan and computer assisted composition at the Ircam.

He holds the degree of Engineer of Telecommunications, from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, with a concentration in Electronic Equipments.

He has won the Olivier Messiaen International Composition Prize created on an initiative of Maestro Kent Nagano, the XXIV Queen Sofia Composition Prize, and the Joaquin Rodrigo - Villa de Madrid Composition Prize.

He has received commissions from Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, CDMC, ACDA, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Phonos Foundation, Pocket Opera Festival, Foundation Caixa Catalunya, Festival de Músiques de Torroella, Festival Nous Sons, Catalonia National Youth Orchestra (JONC) and Tarragona Council.

His orchestral music has been conducted by Roberto Minczuk, Jacques Lacombe, Jean-François Rivest, Adrian Leaper, Eiji Oue, José Ramón Encinar, and Juan José Olives, with orchestras such as Montreal Symphony Orchestra, (3 times), Orchestra of Comunidad de Madrid, RTVE Orchestra, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra of Auditorium of Zaragoza (OCAZ).

His music is published by Editorial Tritó.

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