Carmen Ojeda

Flute

Carmen Ojeda is a versatile flautist. She is fluent in various forms of musical expression, although she focuses her interest on researching new sound resources on the flute, free improvisation and joint creation with composers and artists of our time. He initially trained at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. He then obtained a Master’s degree in performance at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, focusing his activity on contemporary music. He has given concerts as a soloist, in ensembles and orchestras in Spain, Holland, Germany, England, Romania, Bulgaria, Jordan and the Arab Emirates.

He has also participated in festivals of very varied styles in different countries. Some of the most important ones are DeSuite Muziekweek, Grachten Festival or the Hutspot New Music Festival in Amsterdam, the Holland Festival in Jordan, the Bahrain International Music Festival, Dis-Play or CaamSonora in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and the IMPRO Festival de Improvisación Libre de Canarias in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

In collaboration with other artistic disciplines he occupied one of the studios of the Centro de Arte La Regenta, where he developed a work based on shadows that was premiered in Berlin as part of the International Festival Moving Silence.

She has been principal flute of the Amman Symphony Orchestra, and has collaborated with the Gijón Symphony Orchestra, the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, the Las Palmas Symphony Orchestra and the Atlantic Orchestra. She has also taught flute and chamber music at the National Conservatory of Music of Jordan and the Conservatory of Music of the Canary Islands.

Together with guitarist Tony Peña, she has recorded the album Weird games, and is currently preparing a new recording with her own works for solo flute and electronics on the CAAMSonora label.

She currently teaches flute at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In her commitment to the education of new music from childhood, she has given workshops for children on sound experimentation, electronic music and sound painting at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Kids-play, FabricaFest and the Festival de música visual de Lanzarte.

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