Esfera Armoniosa- Early music ensemble


Claudia is especialist in early music with a Master of Arts in Recorder Performance at the Conservatory of Music in Geneva, Switzerland (2004).

En 1992, she obtains her Diploma in Musical Pedagogy from “Universidad Pedagógica Nacional.” After her graduation, she wins several prestigious scholarships provided by governmental and private sponsors like Icetex and the Mazda Foundation, which allows her to travel to Switzerland in 1993 to begin her advanced studies in Early Music in the Conservatory of Music in Geneva. She studies under the direction of renowned conductor and flutist Gabriel Garrido.

While continuing her studies in Geneva, she also participated in several seminars and master classes in recorder performance by Jerome Minis, Han Tol, Pierre Hamon, Nicolas Strosser and Pedro Mesmeldorff. In 2000 she is selected to participate in several large music productions and concert tours with various European ensembles, including The Baroque Academy of Ambronay (France), conducted by Gabriel Garrido, with performances in France, Switzerland and Belgium.

In 2004 she returns to Colombia and she becomes the coordinator of the Early Music Program at Universidad del Bosque in Bogotá. Later she presents her own project of Early Music Program at Universidad Nacional, winning the 2017 Merit Recognition Award and becoming professor of early music studies at this school. In 2006 she founded the early music ensemble Esfera Armoniosa.

Throughout her career, Claudia has participated in different recording productions, such as, "Le Balet Comique de la Royne" by Baltasar de Beaujoyeulx (1997) by the Emsemble Elyma (Switzerland). In 2007, she collaborates on the recording of the CD “Del mar del alma" by the Colombian ensemble Música Ficta. “Io vo Cantar”(2010) and Que Dulce Violencia (2015) with Esfera Armoniosa.

In 2009 she moved to USA. She is currently living in Florida, but in the years that she lived in California she was part of different productions with renowned ensembles like California Bach Society, American Bach Soloist, and the Farallon Recorder Quartet. As a soloist she played in different Festivals in San José and Santa Cruz (CA). She has been part of the faculty teacher in many Recorder workshops organized by the Recorder Societies.









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