Maria Clara Cervelli

 (born 1974 in Rieti, Italy) pianist, composer, teacher. In 1998 she gained piano diploma with Drahomira Biligova and in 2003 her electronic music diploma with Michelangelo Lupone from the "Alfredo Casella" Conservatory in L'Aquila (Italy). In the same year she graduated in Electronic Engineering with a thesis on Audio Signal Digital Processing. Her interest in composition is addressed to the integration of traditional acoustic instrumets with electronic processing. She realized sound installation for the "Corpi del Suono 2001", organized by the Istituto Gramma and for the exhibition "Musica Scienza 2002", organized by the CRM and the Goethe-Institut in Rome. Her realization of the "Plus Minus" by Karlheinz Stockhausen was performed in 2002 at the "Giuseppe Verdi" Conservatory in Turin (Italy) and her article "Plus Minus: an algorithmic analysis and a musical realization" was published on the "Atti del XIV CIM (Maggio 2003)". She is a scientific consultant for several projects referring to sound art installations and since 2003 she has taught Computer Science and Mathematics, Programming Languages for Computer Music at the Department of Music and New Technologies of the Conservatory in L'Aquila.
Selected works: Attesa, for percussions and electronics, performed in 2003 for the "Società dei Concerti B.Barattelli" concert season in L'Aquila; Elce di Roccia for tape, performed at the "Zeppelin 2004" Festival in Barcelona; Node, for tape and live electronics, presented in 2006 in Rome on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of CEMAT.

María del Pilar Cuesta Acosta

(Ana Belén) (born in Madrid, Spain, 27th May 1951) actress, singer and composer. Ana Belén studied acting in Spain during her youth and began acting in theatrical and cinematic productions in the mid-1960s. Ana Belén appeared in various films as a teenager: Morbo, La petición by Pilar Miró, Emilia parada y fonda by Angelino Fons, El buscón by Luciano Berriatúa, La oscura historia de la prima Montse by Jordi Cadena, La criatura by Eloy de la Iglesia and Sonámbulos by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón. She also started her career as a singer in 1972, releasing several successful albums with her husband Victor Manuel. In 1991, she recorded the first album that did not include any songs composed or adapted by Víctor Manuel, Como una novia, with songs by Gloria Varona, Pancho Varona and Antonio García de Diego; album to be followed by further successes as can be seen in selects works. In 1997 as a composer, she released a new album, Mírame, which consisted of her own songs and duets, which went on to become the best-selling album of her solo career, which was received with the same enthusiasm in America and Spain.
Select Recordings: 1996: 20 exitos; El gusto es nuestro. 1997: Mírame. 1998: Lorquiana. Popular songs of Federico García Lorca. 1999: Cantan a Kurt Weill (with Miguel Ríos). 2001: Peces de ciudad; Dos en la carretera. 2003: Viva L'Italia. 2006: Una canción me trajo aquí. 2007: Anatomía. 2008: Los grandes éxitos... y mucho más. 2011: A los hombres que amé
Select Awards: 2000 William Layton Award; 2001 Woman of the Year. Premios Elle; 2002 Runner up Defensa de dama Premios Mayte of Theatre; 2003 Homage by the Instituto Cervantes of Toulouse; 2004 Best actress Cosas que hacen que la vida valga la pena Premios Turia; 2006 Málaga Award. Film Festival of Málaga; 2007 Fine Arts Golden Medal presented by the Spanish royal family at Toledo Cathedral


María Laura Corradino Falomir

(Chenoa) (born in Mar de Plata, Argentina, on June 25, 1975, now resident in Spain) songwriter. She grew up in a musical family (both parents were musicians). At the age of 16, Chenoa began to sing professionally, taking part in her parents' show. She graduated as a nursery school teacher. Chenoa acquired a good stage presence in the first edition of the Spanish television show Operación Triunfo in 2001. Her first album was "Chenoa", released in April 2002 in Spain. After this first album, awards and albums have built the curriculum for this artist.
Recordings: Chenoa, 2002 (SPA: 5x Multi-platinum); Mis canciones favoritas, 2003 (SPA: Gold); Soy mujer, 2003 (SPA: 2x Multi-platinum); Nada es igual, 2005 (SPA: Platinum); Absurda Cenicienta, 2007 (SPA: Gold); Desafiando la gravedad, 2009; Como un fantasma, 2011; Otra dirección, 2013.
Awards: Award for Best Song of the Year for "Cuando tú vas" according to Disney Channel viewers in Spain, 2002; Cadena Dial Award for New Artist, 2002; I Eurobest Song Festival, 2003; Shangay Award 2004 for Best National Artist; Sol Music Prize, 2004; Silver Award Siurell, 2004; Golden Microphone Award 2005; Mara Gold Award for Best Young Interpreter International (Venezuela), 2005; Eñe Award for Best Female Solo Artist: by "Rutinas", 2005; Cadena Dial Awards, 2006; Punto Radio Award for Best Album of the Year for "Nada es igual", 2006; Eñe Award for Best Female Solo Artist: by "Todo irá bien", 2007; Diario de Mallorca Award, 2008; Orgullosamente Latino Award for Best Latin song of the year for "Todo irá bien" (Latin America), 2008; Shangay Award for Best national album for "Absurda cenicienta", 2008; Cadena Dial Awards, 2009; Shangay Award for Record of the Year for "Desafiando la Gravedad", 2010; Award numbers 1 Cadena Cien, 2012; Donostia Award. "Farolillo de San Sebastian", 2012.