Almudena González teaches classical flute, contemporary music, extended techniques, free improvisation and chamber music at the School of Music of Shine.
Almudena González was born in Málaga and began her musical studies at the age of 7. At 17 she met the contemporary flutist Wil Offermans and began to investigate experimental music and extended techniques while continuing her studies in classical music. She studied at the Superior Conservatory of Granada with Juan Carlos Chornet, in Liceu de Barcelona with Julia Gallego, Trinity College of Music of London with Wissam Boustany, Emer McDonough and Sue Thomas and in Cologne with Robert Winn. She finished a Master Vicens Prats in ESMUC in 2015.
Almudena has participated in different competitions and invited to perform at numerous festivals across the world. She was presented the “Special Award” at the “British Flute Society Young Artist Competition” in 2011. The same year, she was a Finalist in the “Harold Clark Woodwind Competition” and with the quintet “Sideris, awarded a special prize in the “OnWings Festival” in Holland. In 2015 she won first prize in the category of duo with piano for “Music in autumn” in Las Palmas.
She furthered her studies under the “Trinity Trust” and “Cordelia Moses” scholarships at Trinity College. Her orchestral experience was developed by the London Mahler Orchestra, Amersham Symphony Orchestra, London Youth Symphony Orchestra, Janáček Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, ISSO – International Students Symphony Orchestra, BCN216, Sound Painting Orchestra of London, Ensemble XXI, and at the Academy of the City of Granada Orchestra.
As an interpreter of music, she has played in theaters such as the South Bank Center, the English National Opera Colliseum, the Bolivar Hall, the Auditori de Catalunya, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, the Manuel de Falla Auditorium, the Maria Cristina Room, the Comédie Clermond Ferrand Theater, the Picasso Museum Auditorium or Andrés Segovia Foundation.
At age 21, Almudena began to share her unique musical experience and extensive studies with students in private classes in classical and contemporary music. She was invited by Digiqualia (www.digiqualia.com) to perform a master class of Tsuru-no-sugomori, a piece of contemporary music by Wil Offermans with the support of the composer and from the Zimmermann Frakfurt publishing house.
Currently she has just recorded an album with her flute duo and piano La Ingálite under the Orpheus Classical label. Almudena is an artist sponsored by the flute house Briccialdi Flutes (http://www.briccialdi.it/).
Classical Flute Lessons