Zulema de la Cruz Castillejo

Was born in Madrid in 1958. She studied piano and composition at the Madrid Royal Music Conservatory. She obtained piano, harmony, counterpoint and composition High Degree. Awarded the George Maile scholarship from the Stanford University, she also acheived a Master's Degree in composition and computer electronic music at the latter American University, where she studied with leland Smith, Ross Bauer, John Chowning and David Zicarelli. She participated as a pianist and composer in the group Alea ll of the Stanford University. Since 1988, she teaches electroacoustic composition at the Madrid Royal Music Conservatory where she founded the Computer Electroacoustic Composition and Research Laboratory (LICEO)