A brief review

Jesús Agomar (Los Realejos, Tenerife, 1983) is a musician, trombonist player and canary composer. He studied trombone at the Conservatorio Profesional de Musica de Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Once he finalized their degree, in 2001 he went to the Berklee College of Music to studying the specialty of composition for cinema and television. After his passage as director through multiple formations, he is headlining la Grupación Musical La Esperanza de La Guancha (Tenerife) until nowadays, as well as the school of music of that locality.

He has been a guest professor of the European Social Fund Programme Echo European Cultural Heritage Opportunities for Lifelong Learning. In 2017 he participates, invited by the guest WASBE, (World Association for Symphonics Bands and Ensembles) at the 18th annual conference in Utrecht city. Later, in February 2019 he was invited to premiere in Madrid for his work "El Enlightened traveler", composed of the memory of the insigne polygraph canary within the exhibition “Viera y Clavijo. From island to continent”. The premiere was held by the Municipal Symphony Band of Madrid under the baton of Master David Fiuza. One of the last works was performed in December 2022, at the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium with the name “Cuando Las Estrellas de Apagan” by the Gran Canaria Community Orchestra with great public and critical reception. He has received different awards and nominations for his work and his career.

Awards and nominations

In 2005, he received the Viera and Clavijo Regional Research Award. In 2008 he is a finalist for the Jerry Goldsmith Awards for his work for the short film of Ivan Lopez and in 2009 he was awarded for the best Original Sonora Band for his work at the eighth Arona Short Film Festival.

In 2014, he was nominated for the members Hollywood Music in Media Awards of Los Angeles (USA) by the Sonora Band “Adventure” by Ankor Ramos photography exhibition. In 2018 he received the nomination of the Akademia Music Award of Los Angeles for “The Enlightened Traveller”.

In 2023 his work “When The Stars Stop Shinning” was nominated for the Los Angeles HMMA.