B i o g r a p h y
Fábio Brum was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an international trumpet artist and has lived and studied in five different countries and appeared in more than thirty countries around the world as a soloist, orchestral performer and teacher.
"EGREGORE +", his debut solo album released by the NAXOS label, is a combination of exclusive new compositions and arrangements. Using multiple special instruments Fábio expresses his ideas, concerns and love for making music, balancing the new and creative with a deep respect for the established art form.
Fábio is an active collaborator and exclusive artist of the distinguished musical instruments company STOMVI, based in Valencia, Spain.
Some of the prestigious ensembles that Fábio has actuated with include the Orquesta de la Radio Televisión Española (Spain), Ensemble Intercontemporain (France), Orchester des Staatstheater Darmstad (Germany), Orquesta Nacional de España (Spain), Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (Brazil), Banda da Guarda Nacional Republicana (Portugal), The Brass Company Quintet (United States), and many others. Fabio has collaborated with well known conductors such as, Lorin Maazel, Semion Bychkov, Matthias Pintscher, among others.
During his career, he won several prizes andawards atInternational Music Competitions, such as at the Cittá di Porcia International Competition, the Prague Spring International Competition,the Juan García Marín International Trumpet Competition, Ellsworth Smith International Trumpet Competition, International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition and many others. Brum has also received various scholarships and awards including the Novara Award, DAAD, Baden-Württemberg Stipend, Lake Placid Institute Scholarship, Leon Rapier Memorial Scholarship and the Melvin Dickinson Scholarship.
Fábio acted as Principal Trumpet of the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira (Brazil) and of the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla (Spain) for over 10 seasons. He is a is a graduate of the University of Louisville (USA) and of the Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe (Germany).