Maria Carmen Fuentes
- PhD Candidate
Departamento de Comunicação e Arte | Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
- Tel: (+351) 234 370 389 (ext. 23700)
BiographyDedicated to interpretation, teaching and artistic research. Carmen Fuentes started her musical studies at Agrupación Musical L’Amistat de Quart de Poblet. She further completed higher education studies, specialisation in flute, at the Conservatorio Superior de Música “Joaquín Rodrigo” de Valencia. She continued her flute training with Juana Guillem and later with Benoît Fromanger and Marcos Fregnani. She participated in masterclasses with Pierre-Ives Artaud, Peter Lukas Graf, Vicens Prats, Peter Lloyd, Riccardo Ghiani and Salvador Martínez. Carmen found the baroque flute in training courses with Wilbert Hazelzet and later participates in courses with Professor Peter Thelheimer, working with historical flutes ensemble.She obtained the Masters degree in Historical Interpretation, specialisation in baroque flute, and the Masters degree in Instrumental Pedagogy at Hochschule für Musik de Nürnberg, obtaining the highest marks.
Since 2002, she is a faculty member of Music and Performing Arts at Generalitat Valenciana. She taught musical pedagogy seminars, organised by Goethe Institut, at La Paz (Bolivia) and Lima (Peru).
She participates in chamber music festivals in Nürnberg, Erlangen, Banz, as well as symphonic concerts with members of the Bamber Symphonic Orchestra. She recorded several baroque music CDs with historical instruments with the group Musica Trobada.
She is currently a PhD student of the Doctoral Programme in Music (Performance) at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. In 2017 and 2018, she participated in the artistic research conferences Hands on Flute in Aveiro. In 2019, she participated in the II Congrès Doctoral de musique et musicologie de la Universidad La Sorbonne, Paris, and also in the Symposium “Correct, but not beatiful. Performance II”, organised by the University of Sidney in September 2019.Ciência Vitae | ORCIDDoctoral ProjectTitle
No sólo Böhm: flautas alternativas a la flauta Böhm en Alemania a finales del s. XIX y principios del XX.
Research Group: Creation, Performance and Artistic Research