International concert player, Clarinet teacher at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Tenerife, assistant to the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, artistic director of the Tenerife Carinet Fest and founding teacher of the Pícolo Clarinet Academy.
Born in Cullera (Valencia), he began his musical studies at the S.M.I. Santa Cecilia de Cullera and continues them in the Superior Conservatories of Valencia and Tenerife, graduating in Clarinet and Chamber Music with the highest marks and obtaining the Honor Awards in Clarinet (Elementary, Professional and End of Degree) and Chamber Music (Professional and End of Degree). Later he expanded his studies of clarinet and chamber music in Spain, France, Germany and Austria with the teachers Alois Brandhofer, Alfred Prinz, J.L. Bergerard, Bertram Egger, Eric Hoeprich, Thomas Friedli and Juan Antonio Fenollar.
Javier is internationally recognized as one of the most e flat clarinetists today, both for the dissemination of the requinto as a solo instrument as well as for the research and development he dedicates to this instrument, which has led him to perform concerts as a soloist in Spain, France, Austria, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Belgium, Brazil, Uruguay and the USA.
In his pedagogical facet Javier develops an intense work as artistic director of the Tenerife Clarinet Fest, in the Professional Conservatory of Music of Tenerife as well as of its academy specialized in requinto, Pícolo Clarinet Academy, the first online academy for e flat clarinet in the world. His important teaching work has led him to teach Master Class in Universities such as Joao Pessoa, Metropolitana in Lisbon or Karol Szymanowsky in Katowice (Poland), among others.
He is regularly invited to serve on the International Competition jury. The XIII International Clarinet Competition "Saverio Mercadante" (Italy), High Scholl Clarinet Competition (Madrid) or the international competitions organized by the Tenerife Clarinet Fest, among others.
Javier has been invited to participate as a soloist in the World Clarinet Congresses of 2011 (Los Angeles), 2013 (Asissi). 2015 (Madrid) and 2018 (Ostend), to the European congresses of 2011 (Madrid) and 2014 (Katowice) and the national congresses of 2011 and 2017 held in Madrid.
He has been Solo Clarinet of the Santa Cecilia de Cullera Symphony Orchestra and of the Isla de La Palma Symphony Orchestra, Atlántico Symphoni Orchestra, Solo Clarinet of the Municipal Band of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Solo Requinto of the Tenerife Symphony Band (currently on leave), teacher from the CSMT and also from the Katarina Gurska Superior Center in Madrid.
Currently, and in a new facet as a composer, he is developing several pieces for clarinet and requinto in which GLOOM and the Variations on "Cançons de Mare" stand out, works pending publication.
Javier Llopis is Buffet Crampon, Royal Global, D’Addario, Silverstein and Wi & Fi Artist.