Alicia Garrudo

Flute
Piccolo

She finished her studies at the Superior Conservatory of Salamanca where she obtained the highest degrees. Her teachers have been Pablo Sagredo and Magdalena Martinez. She continued her studies at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague (Netherlands) with professor Emily Beynon and at The Conservatory of Amsterdam with Marieke Shneeman receiving also the highest diploma degrees. Between 2008 and 2011 she does a postgraduate study with Jaime Martin in the Superior Conservatory of Aragon and another two postgraduate studies with professor Julia Gallego at the Liceu in Barcelona.

She often collaborates with the Symphony Orchestra of Castilla y León and Burgos Symphony Orchestra as first flute. She has played with the Orchestra of the Royal Marines from Portsmouth, with the Orchestra of Principado de Asturias, Oviedo City Orchestra and the Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra, amongst others. In 1995 she appeared as soloist with the orchestra "Andres Segovia" in Madrid, in 2007 with the Burgos Orchestra, and in 2011 with the Orchestra of Indigenous Instruments of Bolivia in La Paz.

In the Netherlands has been actively playing in various contemporary music ensembles, such as M.Use and Soil of which she is a founding member. She has been invited by the Conservatory of The Hague to perform at the festival of music of Steve Reich, and had the opportunity to be working with the composer. Makes part of SMASH ensemble and has collaborated with the Plural Ensemble. She has participated with several chamber music groups playing in cycles such as “Jovenes en Concierto” de Castilla y León from 1995 to 2010. With the duo Entre-Acto she won in 2008 the first edition of “Young Art of Castilla y Leon”.

In 2006 recorded a CD with the guitar duo "+ Que 2", which includes the chamber music of Joaquin Homs. In 2008 she made the premiere in Segovia (Segovia 2016. "Full Moon Night") as artistic director and performer of the multidisciplinary show "Vox Balaenae", which integrates dance, video, theater and music. Since 2009 she organizes the XXth and XXIst music cycle in the Conservatory of Salamanca.

All these activities are combined with her teaching post at the Conservatory of Salamanca since 2002. Apart from her musical studies, she has a degree in English Philology from the University of Salamanca.