(Letter by his excellency the Major of the city of Malaga, Don Francisco de la Torre Prados)
Born in Malaga, Spain 1989, Juan Miguel Moreno Camacho started his piano studies at the age of seven with Gordana Komericki. He continued his studies with Ángel Sanzo at the Badajoz Conservatoire where he obtained his Bachelor with a Degree Award. Afterwards, Juan Miguel had regular lessons in Alcala de Henares with Josep Colom (2010-11), and in Valencia with Luca Chiantore (2011-12). From 2012, Juan Miguel studies in The Hague (The Netherlands) with prof. David Kuyken. He finish Master in 2015 with a mark of 9.5. He had masterclasses with Joaquin Soriano, Oxana Yablonskaya, Jacques Rouvier, France Clidat, Imre Rohmann, Andrzej Jasinsky, Claudio Martínez Menher, among others.
Since 2013, Juan Miguel studies Composition with prof. Martijn Padding and Cornelis Dvont. In 2017, he finished Bachelor with a mark of 9. Some of his pieces were premiered in halls such as Tivoli Vredenburg (Utrecht), Orgelpark (Amsterdam) and Koninklijk Conservatorium.
Already at the age of 12 Juan Miguel Moreno Camacho made his debut with a recital at the Maria Cristina Hall in Málaga.
He was awarded First prizes at: ■ 12th Frechilla-Zuloaga International Piano Award (2015) ■ 13th Concurso Nacional de piano “IES Rio Orbigo” (2011). ■ 6th Concurso Nacional “Ciudad de El Ejido” (2006). ■ 4th Certamen Nacional de Interpretacion “Intercentros” (2006). ■ 14th “Ciutat de Carlet” International Competition (2005). ■ 2nd “Ciudad de Moguer” International Competition (2004). ■ 23th Concurso Nacional “Marisa Montiel” (2003). ■ 2nd Certamen andaluz “Munoz Molleda” (2001). ■ 11th Certamen musical “Angeles Reina” (2001).
His Spanish Music Performances have also obtained an award at the competitions: "Frechilla-Zuloaga", “Ciutat de Carlet” and “Ciudad de El Ejido”. In this last competition his Baroque Music performance was also awarded.
He also won Second Award at the following competitions:
■ 7th National Performance Competition “Intercentros” (2009). ■ 13th “Jose Roca” International Piano Competition (2010, Valencia, Spain).
Juan Miguel Moreno Camacho has performed concerts with 7 orchestras: the Chamartin Symphony Orchestra (at the Auditorio Nacional, Madrid), with the Castilla y Leon Philarmonic Orchestra at Auditorio Miguel Delibes, with the “Ciudad de El Ejido” Symphony Orchestra, “Provincial de Málaga” Symphony Orquestra, The “Juan Crisótomo Arriaga” Young Orchestra, The Extremadura Young Orchestra (OJEX) at Palacio de Congresos “Manuel Rojas” in Badajoz, and with Orquesta Sinfónica del Mediterráneo at Palau de la Musica de Valencia. His conductors have been Silvia Sanz, Artem Markin, Dimitri Loos, Francisco de Galvez, Miguel Romea, and Salvador Chuliá. Juan Miguel played solo recitals in many halls, such as Auditorio Conde Duque (Madrid), Rocca di Mezzo (Italy), the Maria Cristina Hall in Málaga, Auditorio de la Fundacion Canal de Madrid, Teatro Echegaray (Málaga), Auditorio Alfredo Krauss (Majadahonda), in Córdoba at the 8th Rafael Orozco Piano Festival, etc. In 2006 he performed live as a special guest in the National Spanish Radio (RNE) programme, “Clásicos Populares”, and in Radio West, The Netherlands, in 2017.
Nowadays, Juan Miguel works as a Piano teacher in 'Conservatorio Superior de Música Manuel Castillo', Seville.