Raquel Jurado

(born in Córdoba, in 1970). Composer and teacher. She obtained her degree in Harmony and Composition at the Conservatory of Córdoba, becoming professor of composition in 1992. She received a scholarship for four years from the Junta de Andalucía to join the Composition Aula "Manuel de Falla", under the direction of composer Javier Darias. She has been commissioned by the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía, School Composition ECCA, the Manuel de Falla Chair of the University of Cadiz and the Parliament of Andalusia, among others. Her research interest focuses on the thought and work of composer John Cage, having participated in conference cycles offered by the University of Córdoba. She has also participated as a speaker at the workshop Mujeres y creación musical actual, sponsored by the Andalusian Institute for Women.
Selected works: Adikia, 1998, chi; Castillo de damas (Eodem): Homenaje a Manuel Castillo, timb, vibr, mar, string; Críptico, string orchestra, perc; He3figurado, 1998, ob, cl, fg, vl, vlc, pf, perc; Mizar, 1996, chi, symphony orchestra; No- Eter, 1999, cl, vlc, pf; Sino, sax s, pf; Sonidos negros, symphony orchestra; Tangrama, 2003, fl, perc, pf.