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Eduardo Javier Ysla is a Peruvian instrumentalist specialized in clarinet -both modern and historical- and saxophone performance, and a musical arranger. 

Born in Lima – Peru into a family of musicians, Mr. Javier completed the undergraduate program in clarinet performance at the “National Conservatory of Music of Peru”, where he also received saxophone lessons. In 2013 he completed graduate studies and advanced training in clarinet at the “Conservatori Liceu de Barcelona” under the tutelage of Isaac Rodríguez. He also took courses on musical arrangements and Jazz ensemble with Sergi Vergés (2013 to 2015). For six years, he studied chamber music with the principal oboe of the “Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg”, Wolfgang Schlächter. 

As a clarinetist, Eduardo is the winner of several competitions, including the “Scholarship for Musical Talent, Peru – 2002”, “Young Soloists Contest, Peru- 2005”, and “Young Soloists Contest- 2010”, organized by the “National Symphony Orchestra of Peru”. These awards led to public performances as a soloist with the “Youth Symphony Orchestra” and the “Symphony Orchestra of Peru”. In addition, he has been invited to participate in numerous record productions. 

He currently serves as principal clarinet of the “Orquesta de la opera de Sarriá”, “Salvat Ensemble”, and is a member of the “Arts Symphony Ensemble”. He has collaborated with orchestras such as the “National Symphony Orchestra of Peru” (bass clarinet – piccolo clarinet), “Terrassa 48” and “Orquestra de cambra de Granollers” as a saxophonist and clarinetist. In addition, he has been the woodwinds section coach of the Youth Orchestra of Peru. 

Mr. Javier is regularly invited to chamber music festivals to give recitals with his ensemble “Veu i Vent”. As a member of the Peruvian clarinet quintet “775”, he was invited to the International Clarinet Festival in Nebraska – USA, organized by the “International Clarinet Association”, and to the V International Chamber Music Festival held in Loja-Ecuador. 

As a baroque musician (cornetto and recorder), he was selected to be part of “Les Jeunes Musiciens” of the “Conservatoire Itinerant – Chemins du Baroque” organized by Le Couvent under the baton of Gabriel Garrido and with whom he toured France, Chile and Peru. He also took part in the recording of “Fiesta Andina”, a documentary produced by the record label K617 (2006 to 2009). 

Eduardo has earned extensive experience as a musical arranger. His arrangements have been premiered in the US, the Netherlands, London, Andorra, Spain, Ecuador, 

and Peru, including arrangements for many musicals produced by “Preludio” in Lima, Peru, in the span of 7 years. 

As a music editor, he has collaborated with publishers such as “Filarmonika” (USA), Brotons&Mercadal, and for the “Teatros del Canal de Madrid” editing and restoring the Zarzuela “La Malquerida”. He has also made a musical adaptation of the opera “Hansel and Gretel” by Humperdinck for wind quintet and piano, which was recently premiered in Andorra