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Huáscar Barradas








 

Huáscar Barradas “The Venezuelan Flutist”

A contemporary artist with arenaissance spirit

 

Flutist, composer, arranger and producer.

 

The German Newspaper “FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINEZEITUNG” wrote:

Mr Barradas has elevated us to anexpressive spectrum of the flute, beyond that of what our Europeans ears areused too. He shined with absolute rhythmic precision and virtuosity”.

From Bach to the Beatles, Folk music, jazz,flamenco, latin or contemporary music, Huascar Barradas plays it all. His solidmusical education comes from attending important conservatories anduniversities in Venezuela, Germany and the United States.

Virtuoso, versatile, profound, vanguardist.Pioneer of the Venezuelan musical movement Neo-Folklore where he combines folk,jazz, classic and contemporary musical tendencies in a very unique approach.

A man of radio and fashion, a crusader forthe environment, a pacifist and foremost a dreamer. He conducted for 5 yearshis own radio program “El Pabellon” where he supports the best of the Venezuelanmusic and young coming artists.

He plays an average of 100 concerts a year inimportant festivals and Theaters worldwide. His 18 compact discs and  2 dvds “Entre Amigos” are distributed andsold successfully in Latin America, Europe, Japan and the United States.Nominated to the Latin Grammy 2011 for his video “Entre Amigos 2” and Nominatedto the Latin Grammy 2013 as best instrumental album.  He owns HB Records and Huascarflautaproducciones CA where he develops all his musical creativity.

His works include from film scoring toexperimental compositions like “Pacificanto” in which he combines the sing ofthe humpback whale of the Colombian Pacific with diverse instrumentation andhuman voices.

He lectures worldwide on the “Interpretationof Latin American Music” in different universities, conservatories andfestivals.

Founding member and collaborator to theVenezuelan National System of Youth and Infant Orchestras. Played asco-principal flutist of Venezuela’s National Philarmonic Orchestra and theOrquesta Sinfonica Municipal de Caracas. His musical training was made inimportant conservatories and universities in Venezuela, the USA and Europe.

Collaborator to “Children against CancerFoundation”, “Colmena de la Vida” and AIDS Foundations in Venezuela. In 2007 hefounded “Art for Children” a foundation created to support children withspecial artistic talent in Venezuela.

www.huascarbarradas.com

Phone: 58 414 3305314 @huascarbarradas huascarflauta@gmail.com

“Huascar Barradas is a spectacularflautist, band leader, composer and musical artists.  His performances areinvigorating and inspiring.  Huascar would be equally at home in theprinciple chair of a great orchestra or jamming with the world's top jazzartist.  He is a rare musician, indeed!”

SheltonG. Berg
Dean - Patricia L. FrostProfessor of Music
Frost School of Music
University of Miami
PO Box 248165
Coral Gables, FL 33134-7610
(305) 284-2241

 


Huáscar Barradas 委內瑞拉 長笛演奏家

擁有文藝復興時期精神的當代藝術家

 長笛演奏家,作曲家,編曲家及製作人


德國報紙“法蘭克福匯報”中寫道:

「Barradas先生提升了我們對於長笛的表達能力,超越了我們歐洲人耳朵原本所習慣的長笛音樂。他因擁有純粹節奏的精準度及精湛技藝而發光發熱。」

Barradass先生演奏的曲風相當多元,包含巴哈、披頭四樂隊、民俗音樂、爵士樂、佛朗明哥、拉丁及現代音樂等。他紮實的音樂教育來自於他在委內瑞拉、德國和美國知名的音樂學院及大學裡的學習。

大師、多才多藝、學識淵博、先驅者。委內瑞拉傳統民俗音樂Neo-Folklore音樂運動的先鋒,他以相當獨特的方法結合了民謠、爵士、古典及現代音樂。

擁有廣播節目並了解潮流,環境的改革者,和平主義者,最重要的是他是一位夢想家。他領導了自己的廣播節目”El Pabellon”長達五年的時間,在節目裡不僅支持內瑞拉的音樂也幫助了許多年輕的未來藝術家。

他於世界各地知名的音樂節及劇院裡,平均一年演奏了100場的演奏會。他的18張專輯及2張DVD”Entre Amigos” 在拉丁美洲、歐洲、日本及美國成功發行並銷售。他的DVD”Entre Amigos”在2011年及2013年的拉丁葛萊美中得到了最佳演奏專輯獎的提名。他擁有的HB唱片公司及Huascarflauta製作公司,亦是他發揮音樂創作的地方。

他的作品包括電影配樂及實驗性的作曲等,如在“Pacificanto”這支影片中他結合了哥倫比亞太平洋鯨魚的聲音、各式各樣的樂器演奏及人聲。

他在世界各地不同的大學、音樂學院及音樂節中教授「拉丁美洲音樂的演繹」。

他是委內瑞拉國家青年及幼兒管弦樂團的創始成員及合作者。亦是委內瑞拉國家愛樂樂團及Caracas市立交響樂隊的聯合首席長笛手。他的音樂訓練來自於他在委內瑞拉、美國及歐洲知名音樂學院及大學的學習。

他亦熱衷於公益,不僅與委內瑞拉兒童抗癌基金會、“Colmena de la Vida” 及愛滋基金會合作,更於2007年創立“藝術兒童”基金會,支持委內瑞拉擁有特殊藝術天賦的孩子。

個人網站:www.huascarbarradas.com

以下為邁阿密大學Frost音樂學院的Shelton G. Berg教授對於Barradas先生的讚美:

“Barradass先生是一位另人驚嘆的長笛演奏家、樂隊指揮、作曲家及音樂藝術家。他的表演是令人振奮和鼓舞人心的。不論是擔任大型管弦樂團的首席長笛手,或是與世界頂級爵士樂大師的即興演奏,他都相當如魚得水。不可否認的,他的確是一位難得的音樂家。“