Eloy Panizo Padrón currently holds the position of Principal Trombone with the National Forum of Music Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra, Poland. Prior to this appointment, Eloy held the positions of Acting Principal with the Vancouver Symphony (Canada) and Principal with Holland Symfonia (the Netherlands).
Eloy started his musical career at age 10 at the Patronato Insular de Música de El Hierro (Spain) with Francisco José Abellán. Later he would move to Tenerife where he studied with professor José Antonio Cubas and Deanna Dee Decker (Principal Trombone of the Tenerife Symphony) at the Conservatory of Music, and with Matthew Breeze and Yosef Itskovich (Trombone and Bass Trombone of the Tenerife Symphony respectively) at the former Tenerife Symphony Orchestral Studies Academy.
Eloy holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Trombone Performance by the Codarts University for the Arts in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), where he studied with Jörgen van Rijen (Principal Trombone of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Pierre Volders (Principal Trombone of the Rotterdam Philharmonic) and Professor George Wiegel, as well as an Artist Diploma by the Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where he studied with Mark Lawrence (former Principal Trombone of the San Francisco Symphony).
He has had private lessons with Ben van Dijk, Remko de Jager (Rotterdam Philharmonic), Jay Friedman, Michael Mulcahy, Charles Vernon (Chicago Symphony), James Miller, Steve Witser, James Wilt (Los Angeles Philharmonic), David Krehbiel (San Francisco Symphony), Mark Hampson (Gran Canaria Philharmonic) and Luis Ángel Fanjul (Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra).
He has participated in music festivals such as the Canary Islands Music Festival (Spain) and Music Academy of the West (United States), where he had the chance to study with Ralph Sauer (former Principal Trombone of the Los Angeles Philharmonic). Eloy has given recitals in Spain, the Netherlands and the United States. In 2004 was a finalist at the International Trombone Festival Gagliardi Competition celebrated in Ithaca, New York, and in 2005 won the Emory Remington Competition celebrated in New Orleans with the Rotterdam Conservatory Trombone Choir.
He was a member of the original International Trombone Ensemble with whom he recorded a CD (6.35) and toured Japan. He has appeared and recorded, among others, with the Tenerife Symphony, the Gran Canaria Philharmonic, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.