María Pilar Tejedor Couceiro

(María Pilar Couceiro) (born in A Coruña, Spain, on December 6, 1948). She studied piano, violin, singing and percussion at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid, obtaining the titles of Composition (1974) and Conducting (1975). She also has the degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Salamanca and PhD from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, in which her field of interest to study is the structural relationships of the literary work in comparison with the musical. She has conducted groups like Banda Unión Musical de Lliria, Orquesta de Valencia, Orquesta Municipal de Valladolid, Orquesta Filarmónica de Madrid, and the orquesta femenina mujeres en la musica, and also as director conductor of the orchestra "Gaspar Sanz" since 1980 and of the orchestra "Francisco de Salinas" since 1987. She has taught musical language, orchestra and choir at the Conservatory of Music in Amaniel since 1975, obtaining the position of assistant professor in opposition in 1981.
Select works: Andante, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Musas, 1972, fl, 3 perc; Os Trasgos, percussion group; Tres villancicos, choir (voices- bi); Variaciones sobre una tema medieval, chamber orchestra.
Awards: In 1983 she was awarded the prize Ciudad de Odine of composition (Italia).