Euphonium Soloist from Portugal
- DW5587 euphonium mute
- DW5562 euphonium mute
Mauro António Martins is a phenomenal young euphonium player from Portugal. He first found his passion for music playing in Symphonic Bands and at the age of 15 he joined EPABI – The Professional School of Arts in Covilhã, where he studied the euphonium with teachers Nuno Machado, Ricardo Antão and Luís Oliveira amongst others. He later went on to study with Sérgio Carolino and Ricardo Antão at the School of Music and Performing Arts (ESMAE) in Porto.
He has won many prizes in international competitions, including 1st Prize at the Terras De La Salette wind competition (Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal), 1st prize in the Filarmonia d’Ouro (2017) and 1st prize in the Concours International de Saxhorn, Euphonium and Tuba de Tours. (2019).
He has been influenced by many great players including Sérgio Carolino, Thomas Rüedi, Demondare Thurmann, Roland Szentpali, Anthony Caillet and Gene Pokorny.
He will be appearing as a soloist this year in Oslo and Bergen (including a recital at the Grieg Academy, University of Bergen), at the North Texas Low Brass Camp (U.S.A.) and and at the Asian Tuba and Euphonium Festival (ATEF) in Beijing.
Mauro Martins has been gaining international recognition for his playing and is a young player to watch! He is an Adams artist and uses Denis Wick mutes with his Adams euphonium.