Ana Garde
Born in Madrid, she began her violin studies with Professor José Luis Torrecillas, Luis Álvarez and Emilio Maravella. She has also attended classes with professors such as Boris Kuniev, Isabel Vila, Nicolás Chumachenco, Mauro Rossi, among others. She finished her Higher Degree studies with Professor Gonçal Comellas, the Higher Conservatory of Music of the Liceo de Barcelona. She is also a graduate in Music Education and holds a degree in History and Music Sciences from the Autonomous University of Madrid. In 2009 she began her doctorate studies at the University of Barcelona, obtaining the following year the Advanced Studies Diploma with her research work based on her own pedagogical project about the didactic experience with students of very young ages in the Luthier School of Barcelona. She has currently completed her doctorate at the University of Barcelona with a doctoral thesis based on the pedagogy of the violin. She has performed recitals of chamber music with different ensembles, both in the quartet, with the Mudéjar Quartet, and in the duo of violin and piano: with the Duo Gautier and the Cuicani Duo performing in theaters and concert halls of Aragón, Barcelona, Madrid and Mexico. She has collaborated and has been a member of several orchestras, among which are: The Santa Cecilia Chamber Orchestra (Aragón), The Orchestra of the Community of Madrid and The National Orchestra of Barcelona-Catalonia (OBC), the Barcelona Filarmonía Orchestra and the orchestra of the Barcelona Concert Society. She is also part of the chamber music group Trois Conqueta. She has composed and performed together with the Mexican pianist Douglas Bringas the soundtrack of a short film called Madre e Hija by the new director Francisco Alarcón, released at the Verdi cinemas in Barcelona. She is currently a professor of violin, chamber music and orchestra at the Luthier School of Music in Barcelona where she has also done master's studies in violin -specialty: interpretation- with the teacher and soloist Ewa Pyrek, of the Liceu Orchestra.