VIDEO PODCAST: Come and meet Eric Fraad of Heresy Records, Kenneth Woods, musical director of Colorado MahlerFest and the English Symphony Orchestra and others in our hour-long March 2021 video.
VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
VIDEO PODCAST: Women Composers - Our special hour-long illustrated feature on women composers includes contributions from Diana Ambache, Gail Wein, Hilary Tann, Natalie Artemas-Polak and Victoria Bond.
Venezuelan musician, arranger and teacher Benjamín Brea was born in Galicia, Spain, on 18 September 1946. He studied in Caracas with Vicente Emilio Sojo.
Although associated mostly with jazz, he also played classical, folk, latin and pop music on a wide variety of instruments, including all members of the sax and flute families, plus oboe, clarinet and bass clarinet. He was a member of the Radio Caracas Television Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra of Caracas.
He died in Caracas on 23 April 2014, aged sixty-seven.