Antonio Jiménez Marín was born in 1989 in Luque (southern Spain). He began playing brass instruments at the age of eight at his local wind band and then attended both Junior Conservatoires in Córdoba and Lucena. From 2007 to 2010 he went on to study at the Victoria Eugenia, the Royal Conservatoire of Granada, where he gained the Degree of Bachelor of Music (Performance) with Honours.
In 2011 he moved to Glasgow for further studies with Simon Johnson and a year later he enrolled in the Master course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, during which time he won several solo brass prizes and was awarded with the Principal´s Prize for outstanding student upon graduation. While in Scotland Antonio Jiménez Marín was the principal trombone at the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, has been a Britten-Pears Young Artist and was accepted onto the list of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester.
In addition, he has collaborated with an extensive range of leading orchestras and chamber ensembles, both contemporary and period, including: Slide Too Far, Brass Diversions, Academy Brass, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, among many others.
Antonio Jiménez Marín is supported by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Trust, the Sociedad de Artistas AIE and holds a Brass & Woodwind Scholarship granted by the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe.
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