Teresa Campos is a singer, songwriter and workshop leader. Born in Porto, in 1988, she has a degree in Education and has a special interest in Education through Art. In 2014, she concluded a Masters in Music with distinction, from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, in London. During the past decade, she has been involved in many educational and community projects – in Portugal, England, Argentina, Israel and Japan – and has participated as a soloist in several musical groups, in the areas of traditional music, popular music and jazz, and on more than a dozen CDs. She has also collaborated, since 2012, with the Dutch theater company Gehring & Ketelaars, composing music for theater plays and performing it live on stage, during her public presentation in Amsterdam and In London. Currently, in addition to conducting voice workshops in several countries, she works, in Portugal, with the Portuguese female vocal group “Sopa de Pedra”, dedicated to collecting and singing capella songs with traditional roots, and in London, with electronic musician Chiel Buscher.
Juan de la Fuente was born in Madrid. He started his musical training at the School of Creative Music in Madrid, in Afro-Cuban percussion, with Juan Viera. He studied harmony with Nacho Mastretta, Miguel Marcos and Felix Santos and music production with sound engineer Ernesto “Tito” Saavedra. He extended his study by different musical styles and percussion instruments in a self-taught way, specializing in traditional music (Latin, Central European and Iberian) and Flamenco. He worked in different formations such as Iratxo (Rock), El infome de Walter (Fusion), Karaemba (Fusion), Milion Dollar Band (Balkan Music), Murga Express (Belgian), Parapente700 (Folk), Decker-Parmenter (Folk). Currently, he combines his percussion work and music producer in Quartet Ombú (Progressive Folk), Trineo (electro-acoustic), Martina Quiere Bailar (Folk) and Rasa Percussion (Ethnic Jazz) and Pyramid Blue (Afrobeat).
Started his music and piano studies with six years and graduated in the ESMUC, in the Richard Strauss Konservatorium of Munique, and in Koniklijk Conservatorium of Brussels. Studied Jazz, improvisation, traditional and world music, and played accordion in Sweden,Croatia, Slovenia and Portugal Ethno Festival’s. He performed as a soloist and chamber musician and directed several theater and opera projects in different parts of Europe. He was awarded in several piano and chamber music events. He worked as a teacher and a musician in the psychiatric hospital “La Petite Maison” in Chastre, being part of the social and artistic project Equinox, directed by Maria João Pires. He is the co-founder of Barcelona Ethnic Band since 2010.
Juan de La Fuente
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