María Isabel Urueña Cuadrado

(born in León, Spain, 1st July 1951). Composer, musical and literary critic and teacher. She was founder and conductor of the Orchestra of the Carlos III University of Madrid, where she has worked as a professor in the Department of Humanities and Director of the Children's Program Canto Padre Soler. In 1993 she was invited by the "Franz Liszt Academy" in Budapest to teach a course on contemporary Spanish composition under Professor Imre Földes. She has collaborated with the Universal Edition of Vienna, composing a version for two pianos of the Cristóbal Halffter opera "Don Quixote".
Selected Works: 32 modos de decir a un extraño, sax (a, t), pf; Cuarteto urbano en dos movimientos, 2 vl, vla, vlc; Distancias, 1988, pf; Homenaje a Natalia de Koeru, 2 vl, vla, vlc, pf; La muerte de Peter Pan, mz, pf; Serenata: para voz y guitarra, a, chi; Siete canciones para Celia, 1988, choir (voices- bi), pf; Trío para un esqueje, vl, vlc, pf.