Vicente Llimerá Dus began his musical training in the Banda Primitiva de Llíria and graduated from the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Valencia, where he had studied under the guidance of Vicente Martí, earning the title of Advanced Oboe Professor and the Prize of Honor upon completing his Advanced degree. He completed his post-graduate studies with Francisco Salanova, and later studied with Lothar Koch in Berlin and Salzburg for more than ten years. He has performed on the Baroque oboe with Sophie McKenna, Alfredo Bernardini and Paul Goodwin. He earned the title of Doctor cum Laude at the Universitat de València. General studies.
He has recorded several CDs and performed as a soloist at numerous international festivals in Salzburg, Berlin, San Riquier (France), Rome, and other cities. He is a soloist for Grup Instrumental de València, with whom he earned the Spanish National Music Prize awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture in 2005, as well as being distinguished with the Premio Importante prize in 2006 by the daily news outlet Levante Prensa Ibérica in 2006.
He has collaborated as an oboe and English horn soloist with the Orquesta Nacional de España and the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, with whom he has created recordings for both the Deutsche Gramophon and Naxos music labels. He is currently active as guest principal oboe soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In recent years, his career as concert musician has led him to perform at various international festivals (Izmir, Bursa, Adana, Istanbul, Peñíscola, etc.), playing oboe concertos by Mozart, Strauss, Haydn, Bach, Marcello and Vivaldi.
Within the field of research, his studies on composers Francisco José de Castro, Pedro Soler and Enrique Marzo y Feo are particularly noteworthy. He has been an associate professor at Universitat Jaume I in Castellón and with the Universitat Politècnica de València, in which he has directed seven doctoral theses and more than twenty master’s final projects. He has been a professor in the master’s degree program in music at the Universitat Politècnica de València since 2008.
He has been extremely active in education administration by means of membership on executive teams as director of studies and vice-director for nearly twenty years, with his work as director of Institut Superior d’Ensenyances Artístiques de la Comunitat Valenciana (ISEACV) from 2014 to 2015 meriting particular note. As an educator, he has held a position as professor at conservatories in Alicante and Castellón. He is currently head professor of oboe at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Joaquín Rodrigo de Valencia.