Tonio Comesaña

Tonio Comesaña is a Galician clarinetist, currently member of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) and the National Youth Orchestra of Spain (JONDE).

He graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where he studied during 4 years under the guidance of Arno Piters and Hans Colbers.

As a soloist, he has made appearances with the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Orquesta Sinfónica de la Región de Murcia, Joven Orquesta Sinfónica de Granada and Joven Orquesta Sinfónica Ciudad de Salamanca.

He is awarded in various competitions, including among others: 1st prize and best woodwind player in the 14th National Performance Contest “Intercentros Melómano” (2015), 3rd prize in the International Clarinet Competition "Guy Deplus" (2021), 2nd prize in the 14th edition of the “Terras de la Salette” Wind Instruments International Competition (2019).

As a member of the Matthias Van den Brande Group, a nonet that combines Jazz with Classical music elements, he recorded in 2018 a CD in the prestigious Wisseloord Studios.