Venezuelan trombonist Angel Subero has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the Iceland Symphony, the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Starwars Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra, the Caracas Philharmonic, and the Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho Symphony, among others.
As a chamber musician, Subero has appeared with the Burning River Brass, the Camerata Pacifica, the Atlantic Brass Quintet, Triton Brass, Boston Symphony Brass Ensemble, and Boston Pops Brass Ensemble. Mr. Subero has worked with such conductors as James Levine, Seiji Ozawa, John Williams, Kurt Masur, Keith Lockhart, Robert Spano, Sir Colin Davis, James Conlon, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, David Robertson and Christoph von Dohnanyi, Charles Dutoit, Ingo Metzmacher, and James Depreist, among many others.
In the realms of jazz, Latin, and commercial music, Subero has appeared with artists such as Slide Hampton, Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely, Claudio Roditi, Danilo Perez, New York Voices, the John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, Chris Botti, Rockapella, Boston, Temptations, The Ebonys, The Stylistics, The Manhattans, Jethro Tull, Oscar d Leon, Dimension Latina, Isaac Delgado, Jose “Cheo” Feliciano, Larry Harlow, La Clave Secreta, Rebel Tumbao, Greg Hopkins Bigband, Bonerama, Ensamble Gurrufio, and Serenata Guayanesa, among others.
He attended the Aspen Music Festival and was a fellowship student at Tanglewood Music Center where he received the Omar de’l Carlo Fellowship and the Harry Shapiro Brass Award; He was also a fellow at the Pacific Music Festival in Japan. Subero was a guest soloist with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, which commissioned a Trombone Concerto “From the Institutes of Groove” that was written for him by Grammy-nominated composer, Michael Gandolfi. The piece was recorded on the BMOP record label and was release in 2013. Mr. Subero can also be heard on the TRITON BRASS debut recording release in 2014 under the Hip-bonemusic record label.
He has given masterclasses and recitals in the USA, Europe, Japan, Mexico, Colombia, and Venezuela. He is a regular guest professor at the State Foundation for the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Venezuela “El Sistema.” He is on the faculty at the Boston Conservatory of Music, Longy School of Music of Bard College, and the Atlantic Brass Quintet Seminar, and he is a member of the award-winning brass quintet “TRITON BRASS”.
Subero started his musical studies at the age of 13. He attended the Conservatorio Itinerante in Caracas, Venezuela, where he studied with the legendary Michel Becquet; In the US, he studied with Lawrence Isaacson, John Rojak, Douglas Yeo and studied jazz with Claudio Roditi and Jeff Galindo. He attended the Boston Conservatory, where he studied with Mr. Lawrence Isaacson, and the New England Conservatory of Music, where he received the NEC Merit Award graduating with distinction in Performance after studying with Mr. Douglas Yeo, retired bass trombonists of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Subero plays S.E Shires Custom Trombones exclusively.