by Ester Cánovas, January 2018


Born in Tona, Barcelona (18th October 1994)

Composer based in Cologne (Germany), she began her music studies as a child taking piano and vocal lessons.

In 2012, she started a Composition Bachelor in Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón (Zaragoza), under the pupil of Prof. Agustín Charles and Prof. José María Sánchez-Verdú, as well as she attended to lessons with Irene G. Quero, Alberto Bernal, Josep Sanz and Juan José Eslava. Her music was also enriched by the encounter of composers such as Beat Furrer, Chaya Czernowin, Tristan Murail, Sofia Gubaidulina, Ivan Fedele or Alberto Posadas among others.

During her Bachelor studies (2012-2017) she had the pleasure to premiere her pieces in Madrid, Zaragoza, Valencia, Pamplona, Donosti, Salamanca, Mallorca, Segovia, Huesca and Dresden, Köln (Acht Brücken Festival), Liedberg (AvantGarten Festival) Tel Aviv, Zürich or Wien. In addition she could collaborate to soloists such as Pilar Fontalba, María de los Llanos or Joan Jordi Oliver, and ensembles such as Neopercusión, Meitar Ensemble, Orquesta de Vientos del Csma or OCAZ-Enigma. Besides, she has been invited professor in the School of Music of Teruel and Professional Conservatory of Segovia.

From September 2016 to July 2017, she was invited to take an artistic residence in “Etopia – Center for Arts and Technology” in Zaragoza. Currently she is taking a Master Degree in Instrumental Composition at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln with Prof. Markus Hechtle.