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Oskar Espina-Ruiz, Spanish clarinet, educator.


Espina-Ruiz, Oskar was born on August 15, 1971 in Bilbao, Spain. Son of Carlos Espina-Carrión and Delia Ruiz-Aguinaco.


Professor degree, Leioa Conservatory Music, Spain, 1991. Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Purchase, 1995. DMA, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2004.


Associate clarinetist Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Bilbao, Spain, 1987—1990. Teaching assistant of Charles Neidich State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1996—1997. Clarinet faculty Bloomindale School of Music, New York City, 2002.

Member European Mozart Foundation, 1995—1996. Soloist clarinetist Bilbao Symphony, since 1995, Asunción Symphony, Paraguay, 2003, Paraguay, 04, St. Petersburg (Russia) State A Symphony, 2005. Music director and founding member Musika Bizia Summer Festival, Gernika, Spain, 1995—1999, Huesca Chamber Music Festival, Heusca, Spain, 2000—2001.

Guest professor in field, 1994—2004.


  • Other Work

    • Musician (with Ernach Tria): (songs) toured Spain, since 1994, (Civil Defense) Prion, —. Musician: (songs) Basque Heart, since 2001. Composer (Conducted several works) (Chamber Music) Purchase Conservatory, since 1991.

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Married Noriko Nagasawa, August 1, 1998.

Carlos Espina-Carrión

Delia Ruiz-Aguinaco

Noriko Nagasawa