Pablo Blanco

A native of the island of Lanzarote, Pablo Blanco holds a Título de Profesor Superior de Clarinete from the Tenerife Conservatoire and a Bachelor of Music degree from Trinity College of Music in London, studying with outstanding musicians such as Michael Kirby, Keith Puddy, Nicholas Bucknall and Anthony Jennings. He has also received tuition from Antony Pay at the prestigious Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Yehuda Gilad, and Eric Hoeprich on the early clarinet.

He enjoys an active career as an educator, academic director, chamber musician, and orchestral player. He has performed extensively throughout the Canary Islands, especially in the field of chamber music, being a member of the Galanta Clarinet Quartet, Ensemble Musicae Candelaria, and the Joseph Lauber Trio, and has collaborated with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Orquesta de Extremadura, and Orquesta Clásica de Lanzarote, amongst other orchestras. Finalist and winner of several competitions, ha has been awarded first prize at the Trinity College of Music Wilfred Hambleton Clarinet Prize, and the Cajacanarias María Orán Chamber Music Competition. Pablo currently teaches clarinet at the Centro Insular de Enseñanzas Musicales del Cabildo de Lanzarote (CIEM), where he also holds the post of Academic Director of the Escuela Insular de Música.