After finishing his studies at the Superior Music Conservatory of Barcelona when only 18 years old (with the highest qualifications), he won a Spanish government scholarship to continue his studies in Paris with Jean-Yves Fourmeau and Nicolas Prost winning the Gold Medal in their conservatoires.
He also distinguished himself showing an outstanding sense of improvisation, blending classical, contemporary music and traditional Spanish music idioms. His flexibility and knowledge of multiple musical genres coupled with his unique ideas has resulted in a highly successful international career.
The recipient of numerous international awards, concerts and Masterclass in Europe, Southafrica and Southamerica, his compositions are performed and recorded by saxophonist from around the world. Actually, he is working with one of the best SouthAfrican pianist, Christopher Duigan and he also plays in the “BCN SAX QUARTET”.
David Salleras is Selmer Paris (saxophones) and Vandoren Artist (mouthpiece and reeds), and his Works are published by Edition Dinsic (Barcelona) and Edition Billaudot (Paris). Salleras recently created a new music publisher “davidsalleras.com”
Since 2008 David Salleras teaches at the National Conservatoire of Girona (Spain), Head of the Department for Wind Instruments and collaborate with the Durban Music School (SouthAfrica).