Cecilia Díaz Pestano

(born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, on 27th March 1982) composer. She began her musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, specializing in piano. Later, she studied composition at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias. She has complemented her education with courses in Composition, Analysis, Electro and Contemporary Music with Cristobal Halffter, Tomás Marco, José María Sánchez Verdú and Alfredo Aracil, among others. Simultaneously with her music studios, she obtained a BA in Biology from the University of La Laguna in the fields of Molecular Biology and Health. Her compositions include solo piano works, songs with piano accompaniment, chamber music... and have been released under Canary music cycles and internationally in the Cycle "Konzert zum 100. Geburtstag des kanarischen Dichters "Berlin.
Select works: Alondra de la fuente enamorada, 2005, pf, reciter; Alondra del caballito de mar, 2005, pf, reciter; Alondra del grillo telefonista, 2005, pf, reciter; Chau número tres, 2004, a, pf; Como dirán que fuí, 2007, s, pf; Cuarteto de cuerda, 2006, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Efímeros, 2008, 2 chi; Entropía, 2007, trb; Esencia, 2008, 2 perc.