Biography

Irene Isabel García Esteban was born in Granada on November 2th, 1993. At the age of seven, she began her musical studies at the "Ángel Barrios" Professional Music Conservatory of Granada, in the flute specialty and She obtained the Higher Degree of Interpretation at the Royal Conservatory of Music "Victoria Eugenia" of Granada. Throughout her training she participated in masterclasses with prestigious international soloists such as Juan Carlos Chornet, Javier Castiblanque, Miguel Ángel Angulo, Álvaro Octavio Díaz, Davide Formisano, Magdalena Martínez, Vicent Lucas and Silvia Careddu

In addition to teaching this instrument in different schools of music, she collaborates as piccolo/solo flutist with the Municipal Band of Granada. She appeares regularly with the Youth Academy of the City of Granada Orchestra, the Granada Symphonic Band, the Isabel la Católica Theater Orchestra, the Durcalí chamber group, and the Trío Daraxa chamber group.

In 2012 she began studying conducting and studied with many directors including Enrique García Asensio, Antoni Ros Marbà, Octav Calleya, Vittorio Parissi, Jesús Amigo and Facundo Agudín. She entered the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid in 2015 in the specialty of Conducting, obtaining in 2018 the End of Career Honors Award in Conducting.

She has conducted many ensembles such as the Ogíjares Municipal Symphonic Band (Granada), the Symphonic Orchestra of Linares (Jaén), the Symphony Orchestra of the Royal Conservatory of Music "Victoria Eugenia" of Granada, the Sinfonietta Orchestra of the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid and the Musique des Lumieres Orchestra (Basel).

She is the winner of  the First Prize of the III Conducting Competition "Amigos de la música" of Dúrcal and the First Prize of the III National Conducting Competition "Maestro Galindo" of Calasparra (Murcia).

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