Pacho Flores won the Maurice André Trumpet Competition, the most important trumpet competition in the world, becoming the second trumpet soloist to sign with the important record label Deutsche Grammophon, the first one was Maurice André. Flores has consolidated his career as an international soloist through his captivating interpretations, all of which masterfully develop between the classic and the popular. He wanted to use all types of trumpets, which has led him to inquire into the past and the present of this instrument.
Pacho Flores won the First Prize at the Philip Jones International Competition and the First Prize at the International Competition "Citta di Porcia". He has performed with the Kiev Philharmonic, St.Petersburg Camerata Orchestra, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, L'orchestre de la Garde républicaine, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, and Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, among others. He has also given recitals at stages such as Carnegie Hall New York, Salle Pleyel in Paris, and Tokyo Opera City. As a founding member of the Simón Bolívar Brass Quintet, he has participated in numerous tours throughout Europe, South America, the United States, and Japan.
His passion for the promotion of contemporary music has made him the protagonist of premieres and commissions that include works by composers such as Roger Boutry, Efrain Oscher, Giancarlo Castro, Santiago Báez, Juan Carlos Nuñez and Sergio Bernal.
He has recently made a remarkable concert tour in Norway and Austria with the Arctic Philharmonic under the conduction of teacher and composer Christian Lindberg. Pacho Flores is currently an artist of Stomvi.