Hector Marques Marques

Héctor Marqués Marqués
Percussion | Timpani

Principal percussion and timpani with the Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa

Bochumer Symphoniker Orchestral Academy

Timpani and Percussion of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Mahler Academy

International percussion competition "Ribaroja del Túria" – 1st prize


What is the best thing about playing percussion?

Colours! Great variety of colour that make the music come alive in all aspects.

If you could ask any composer one question, who would you pick and what would you ask him/her?

I would introduce all percussion instruments we know nowadays to Johann Sebastian Bach and I would ask him to write a piece using all of them.

What is your guilty pleasure that you only listen to in secret?

Paco de Lucia (Cositas Buenas), Alexandre Abreu.

If you had a super power, what would it be?

A super power to include MUSIC in all education systems around the world as an essential and vital subject.

What has been your best AMK moment so far?

When the first notes began to sound at our very first rehearsal at Villa Manin in Italy. Our dream really came true!

Describe AMK in three words.

Tasteful, passionate, borderless...