Fuensanta Figueroa Figueroa

(born in Bilbao, Spain, 1973). Composer, conducter and teacher. She studied piano and trumpet at the Conservatory Professional Barakaldo. In the Conservatory "Juan Crisostomo Arriaga" of Bilbao she received advanced degrees in Music Theory, Transposition, Accompaniment, Musical Pedagogy, Harmony, Counterpoint, Composition and Instrumentation. For four years (2001 - 2005) she was director of the mixed choir Abeslariak Inmakuladako (Bilbao), performing numerous concerts in different Spanish cities. She was assistant director of the Orchestra of the Conservatory of San Sebastián and Director invited, to the EGO ( Basque Young Orchestra ) in 2001. During the years 2004 - 2006 she performed several concerts with the Chamber Orchestra of the Complutense University of Madrid and the Renaissance Chapel choir of the Complutense University of Madrid. Since 2001 has directed the Orchestra of the Municipal School of Music in Erandio (Vizcaya). In the field of research, she is doing her PhD and actively participates in various national and international conferences and has published articles in national magazines. As a teacher she taught harmony, counterpoint and composition at the Conservatorio Municipal in Barakaldo (Vizcaya), has been Professor of Harmony and Musical language of the Municipal School of Music in Mungia (Vizcaya) and associate professor at the University of the Basque Country belonging to the Department of Didactics of Musical, Plastic and Corporal. Since 2001 she has taught Orchestra and musical language of the Municipal School of Music in Erandio and is responsible for the artistic and musical direction of the Orchestra of the Music School.
Selected works: Alma, 1997, s, pf; Cuarteto de cuerda nº 1, 1998, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Cuarteto de cuerda nº 2, 2000, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Desfloración, 1997, vl, pf; Espinas, 1997, t, pf; Furia: trio para flauta, clarinet y clarinete bajo, 1999, fl, cl, cl b; Juego de palabras: monodia para oboe, 1998; Que a gusto sería..., 1997, a, pf; Vale, 1997, ob, pf