Carmen Ojeda

Carmen Ojeda is a versatile flutist. She moves with ease within various forms of musical expression, although she focuses her interest on the research of new sounds on the flute, free improvisation and collaborative creation with composers and artists of our time. She begun her studies at the Conservatory of Music of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Then she obtained the Master's degree on interpretation at the Amsterdam Conservatory, focusing her activity on the performance of contemporary music. She has offered concerts as soloist, in ensembles and orchestras in Spain, Holland, Germany, England, Romania, Bulgaria, Jordan and the Arab Emirates.

She has also performed in festivals of various styles in different countries. Highlights include DeSuite Muziekweek, Grachten Festival or the Hutspot New Music Festival in Amsterdam, the Holland Festival in Jordan, the International Music Festival of Bahrain, Dis-Play or CaamSonora in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and the IMPRO Festival of Free Improvisation of the Canary Islands in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

In collaboration with other artistic disciplines, she occupied one of the studios of La Regenta Art Center, where she developed a piece based on shadows that was premiered in Berlin at the International Moving Silence Festival.

She has been principal flutist 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 been flute and chamber music professor at the National Music Conservatory ofJordan and the Music Conservatory of the Canary Islands.

Along with guitarist Tony Peña he has recorded the album Weird games, and she is currently preparing a new release with her own works for solo flute and electronic under the CAAMSonora label.

She is currently flute teacher at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In her commitment to the education of new music, she has given workshops for children of sound experimentation, electronic music and sound painting at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Kids-play, FabricaFest and the Visual Music Festival of Lanzarote.

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