FERRAN MARTINEZ MIQUEL 24, born in Montserrat, Spain, earned his bachelor’s degree from the Mannes College of Music in May 2017, where he has been studying with Alan Baer. Currently, Mr. Miquel is the principal tubist of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Mr. Miquel has performed with orchestras world-wide; including the Valencia Opera House, Spanish National Orchestra, Curtis Institute of Music, and The Juilliard School. Mr. Miquel was awarded a full-scholarship to return to Mannes College of Music to earn his master’s degree this fall. This is his first summer at the Music Academy of the West.