David Cristóbal Litago
David Cristóbal Litago (born in 1984, Spain) studied at the ‘Musikene’ Conservatory of San Sebastian with Eric Devallon, Juan Manuel Jiminez and Tomás Jerez, where he completed his Bachelor with a 10 and Matricula de Honor, the highest possible appreciation. In 2009 he received the title Experto Universitario en Interpretacion Musical (University Expert in Musical Interpretation) by the International University of Andalucía. Two years later (2011) he completed his Master of Music successfully at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Arno Bornkamp.
He followed masterclasses with o.a. Quator Diastema, Vincent David, Antonio Felipe Belijar en Jean-Denis Michat and studied with Claude Delangle at the CNSM de Paris in an Erasmus Exchange program.
David Cristóbal is prizewinner of the Caja Madrid’s chamber music competition with the Ngetal Saxophone Quartet(2007) and the Concurso Internacional de Benidorm (2008). He got the scholarship of Becas Navarra to study his Master.
Besides the conservatory he studied jazz with Mikel Andueza in Pamplona and played in the Bob Sands’ Big Bandand. Between 2007 and 2010 he worked in the windband of Pamplona, La Pamplonesa as a baritone player.