Laura Vega

Gran Canaria ( - 1978 )

Born in Gran Canaria (Spain) in 1978, she begins her musical studies at age four, studying with Francisco Brito at the Music School of her native town.  Later she is accepted into the Conservatorio Superior de Música of Las Palmas, receiving composition lessons from Daniel Roca and Xavier Zoghbi. After graduating in piano, oboe and music theory, she pursues studies with José Luis de Delás in the University of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) and with José Mª Sánchez Verdú in the Music School Soto Mesa (Madrid, Spain). In 2016 she completed her doctoral studies at the University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain).

 Between her orchestral woks it stands out the Concerto for oboe and two orchestal groupes (commissioned by Autor Foundation, SGAE and AEOS), Imágenes de una isla for orchestra and gomero whistle (commissioned by the Council of La Gomera), the concerto for piano and orchestra, In Paradisum (commisioned by the 26th Canary Islands International Music Festival), Pater noster for choir and string orchestra, honorable mention from the 4th Sacred Music International Competition, Angel of Light, double concerto for percussion, string orchestra and harp (commissioned by SGAE Foundation and AEOS) and finally Galdosiana for symphonic orchestra (commisioned by the Canary Islands Youth Orchestra and Spanish National Orchestra)

 Her catalog has over fifty works. From 2008 to 2011 she was chairwoman of the Las Palmas Composers Association (PROMUSCAN). Between 2003 and 2021 she is teaching harmony and composition in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias (CSMC). From 2011 she has been member of the Royal Canarian Academy of Fine Arts (RACBA).

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