Elsa María García Rodríguez

(born on 12th February 1976 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife) violinist, teacher and composer. She studied violin at the Conservatory of Music in Santa Cruz de Tenerife where she obtained the title of Violin (1999). Later, she continued her studies with a scholarship from Tenerife Symphony Orchestra (2000-2002). She graduated Superior Chamber Music in 2001. In June 2007, concluded the career of composition under the direction of Miguel Ángel Linares at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias. She has been part of the Classical Orchestra of La Laguna and has collaborated with the Orchestra of Santa María de Suiza and various chamber groups. Currently she develops her teaching as a professor of violin at the School of Music of Guimaras
Selected works: Casida del Sediento, 2003, s, pf; Concierto de trompeta: en tres movimientos, 2006, tr, symphony orchestra; Contrastes, 2008, pf; Cuarteto de cuerda nº 1, 2004, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Dos: en dos movimientos, 2006, ob, cor, tape; Estío, 2003, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Estudio nº 1 "Octavas", 2004, pf; Estudio nº 2 "Arpegios", 2005, pf; Etapas de la vida, 2005, vla, tape; Frenético, 2007, 2 perc, tape.
Awards: In 1997 she won the 2nd Prize of string instruments in the V Regional Competition held at the Círculo de Amistad.