Mª. Lourdes Astrain Serrano

(born in San Sebastián, Spain, 1962) composer, researcher, conductor and pianist. She studied at the Conservatory of Music of San Sebastián where she obtained diplomas in piano and harmony, counterpoint and fugue, a degree in composition and instrumentation as well as a degree in music theory, transpose accompaniment and music theory and the title of singer. She was the first official conductor of choir and orchestra in Euskadi.
Selected works: Helieclipselene, fl, ob, cl, cor, fg; Homenaje al músico desconocido, pf
Awards: She was awarded with the first honorable mention and the second middle grade medal (1987) at the Conservatory of Music of San Sebastián and the second lyrical art medal (1987) at L'Ecole Nationale de Musique et Danse de Bayonne