Ana Fontecha is a music composer based in UK.
Ana holds music degrees in Piano, Chamber Music and Music Theory, postgraduates in Musicology and Composition, and a PhD in Composition by The University of York, UK. She has been a lecturer in several training courses and has given papers and seminars about her own music and contemporary music in prestigious universities and conservatoires including King’s College London, National Conservatoire of Peru, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Autonomous University of Madrid, and several other venues. Her interest lies in the field of music analysis and its relation with composition.
As a composer her works have been performed in Spain, UK, Brazil and Mexico by internationally renowned performers and ensembles such as Ananda Sukarlan, Ana Häsler, Blair MacMillen, Diego Fernández Magdaleno, Alejandro Ares, Albert Nieto, Rebeca Lluveras, Alicia Burgueño, Garaiz Ensemble, ENSEIC, Chroma Dúo, Ensemble Chimera among others, and recorded by RNE. She has received commissions from individual performers and important festivals, some of which are Women compose 2014 and 13th Chamber Music Competition Ecoparque de Trasmiera. She has also written several arrangements for the Garaiz Ensemble. Her music has been published by La Mà de Guido and Editorial Nacional de Chile.
She has wide experience teaching in conservatoires, universities and schools of Spain, Peru and the United Kingdom. Her passion for music education has led her to write compositions for music student books for the Cantabile Musical Association and several piano pieces for students.
Ana is currently a composition tutor at York College, UK.