Born into a family with a long musical tradition, Maria obtained her Bachelor degree at the Conservatorio Superior de Música "Joaquin Rodrigo" in Valencia, Spain with Professor Adolfo Bueso with the highest grade and she was awarded for her proficiency in piano class and in chamber music. She did her postgraduate studies in Rome with Piero Rattalino, world known musicologist, writer and pianist. She holds a Master in Music Research by the Valencia International University, Spain. Currently she is pursuing her PhD at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain. During her music training, Maria took classes with the following teachers: Rita Wagner, Istvan Gulyas, Nelson Dellevigne-Fabri, Albert Atenelle, Ramón Coll and Mario Monreal. She also took lessons of contemporary piano with Jean Pierre Dupuy. She finished her training with Luca Chiantore at the Musikeon Academy, where she participated in many piano master classes with Josep María Colom, Frederic Rzewski, Erik Heidsieck and Andreas Staier among others.

 

Since 2004, she is a member of the “Teachers Corps of Music and Performing Arts”, teaching in different conservatories in Spain. She was interested in the diffusion of contemporary music and due to that fact, she participated in a tribute concert in 2008 about the figure of Frederic Rzewski, while he was present among the audience. From 2008 until 2013, she has been regularly performing with clarinetist Venancio Rius. Throughout this time, she was specialized in the repertoire for clarinet and piano. She has performed as a soloist and in different ensembles in many concert halls of Spain, as well as in other countries like Italy, United States, United Kingdom and she has been Artist in Residence at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, Canada.

 

In April 2015, she was selected as a Visiting Teacher by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain, developing her teaching activity at Doral Academy Performing Arts in Miami, USA. During that time, she had performed several recitals in Miami and New York, such as the Wertheim Performing Arts Center of Florida International University, Steinway Hall and the New World Center in Miami Beach. During her stay in the United States, she has recorded live for the radio stations WDNA and Radio Caracol.

 

In June 2019, she was invited by the IAWM (The International Alliance of Women in Music) to give a lecture-concert on the solo piano works by the Argentine composer Claudia Montero at Berklee College of Music, Boston. Currently, she develops her artistic activity as a soloist and, also with the two duo ensembles that she formed with clarinetist Cecilio Vilar (DUO) and mezzo-soprano Estíbaliz Ruiz (Arts Duet).

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