María Sánchez Ramírez, cello

Copia de 20110619-_DSC1008-b1-a-1Born in Toledo (Spain), she finished her High Degree cello and chamber music studies in the “Conservatorio Superior de Música Jesús Guridi” in Vitoria with the teacher Itziar Atutxa.

In 1999 María moved to the Netherlands to study Baroque Cello and Classical Cello with Jaap ter Linden and Lucia Swarts at the Koninklijk Conservatorium The Hague where she finished her diplomas in 2003 and 2005.

María is a member of the ensemble “Musica Poetica”. She also collaborates with other groups and orchestras with which she has performed in Festivals and venues all along Europe. She worked with conductors such as Jos van Veldhoven, Macus Creed, Jacques Ogg, Adrian Rodriguez van der Spoel or Federico María Sardelli.

María has played in various recordings for the labels Verso, K617 and Challenge Records as well as for different European classical radio channels as Radio 4 (Netherlands), Radio Catalunya (Spain) or Orff radio (Austria).

In the last years, she has been invited to give baroque cello courses and master classes in the Netherlands and in different conservatories in Spain. She has also been cello teacher in the “Curso de Música Barroca de Denia” (Alicante).