Pilar Sánchez Luque

(Pastora Soler) (born in 1978 in Coria del Río, Seville, Spain). Singer and songwriter. In 1994 she signed with the record company Polygram to release her first studio album, Nuestras coplas, which consisted of covers of classical copla songs. Her second album, El mundo que soñé, which was the last she published with Polygram, arrived in 1996 with Pop and commercial sounds. In 1999, she was signed to Emi-Odeón and released her third album, Fuente de luna. In 2001, her fourth album Corazón congelado was published, produced by Carlos Jean. Her fifth album, Deseo (2002), was closer to electronic music than her previous works. In 2005, she changed record companies and signed to Warner Music Spain, with whom she recorded her studio album, Pastora Soler, produced by Danilo Ballo. Her seventh studio album, Toda mi verdad, was released in 2007. For the first time a composition by Soler herself was included, the song that gives title to the album. In February 2009, her single Bendita locura was released, the single that gave title to the same titled studio album. In September 2010 she released a CD+DVD recorded live at the Teatro Lope de Vega in Seville that celebrated her 15 years of career as a recording artist. Her ninth studio album was released in October 2011, "Una mujer como yo". On 21 December 2011 she was selected internally by RTVE to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. She finished 10th in the Eurovision final with 97 points. In 2013, Soler was hired as a judge for the second season of El Número Uno Spanish talent show. On 10 September 2013 Soler released her tenth studio album, "Conóceme".
Selected recordings: Nuestras coplas 1994 ; El mundo que soñé 1996 ; Fuente de luna 1999; Corazón congelado 2001; Deseo ; 2002 Pastora Soler 2005; Toda mi verdad 2007; Bendita locura 2009; Una mujer como yo 2011; Conóceme. 2013
Awards: The album 15 Años won the Premio de la Música for Best Copla Album (2010)

Contact: www.pastorasoler.es

Rakel Salazar

(born in Barcelona, Spain). Singer, producer and songwriter. Her training began as a dancer which soon developed into a professional career (Olympic Games Opening ´92, TV shows, music videos, advertising, dance companies). She studied and graduated in Jazz and Modern music at L'aula Conservatori del Liceu (4 years program, Berklee international Network) in Barcelona. Rakel moved to Amsterdam where she continued her studies. She has performed as a soloist and backing vocalist in various projects around Europe. Rakel´s first solo album "Confessions in A´dam", was released in Amsterdam.
Selected Works: Confessions in A´dam

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Rebeca Santiago Martínez

(born in 1979 in Los Santos de Maimona, Badajoz, Spain). Composer, guitarist, conducter and teacher. She obtained higher education in the fields of guitar and singing at the Conservatory of Music of Badajoz, in addition to studies of counterpoint, fugue and composition. As a performer, she is a component of the Kithara guitar quartet and has performed with soprano Carmen Solis. As musical director and member of Lux Contemporary vocal group and has performed concerts throughout the Spanish and Portuguese geography. From the academic year 2002-03 is Professor of Guitar at the Conservatory of Music Esteban Sánchez Merida.
Selected recordings: Amadeus canta a la mujer. Coro Amadeus, marzo, 2006.
Selected works: Canciones para piano y voz (1. Pájaro de agua- 2. Violetas- 3. Alma dormida- 4. Canción de espejo), 2000, s, pf; Chant, vlc; De sombras: para coro de voces blancas, 2007; De sombras: para coro de voces mixtas, 2008; Palabras: para coro de voces blancas, 2006; Palabras: para coro de voces mixtas, 2006; Psalmus, 2007, choir; Trece para saxo tenor solo, 1998.