Monica Lopez Lau – RECORDER PLAYER
Mexico City, Mexico
She started her music studies in the ‘Faculty of Music’ at the National
Autonomous University of Mexico with Horacio Franco. After that she studied the “Bachelor degree” at the ‘Conservatorium van Amsterdam’ (Holland) with Walter van Hauwe. In 2007 she concluded the master degree “Diplome de Concert” at the ‘Conservatoire de Lausanne’ (Switzerland) specializing in contemporary music with Antonio Politano. In 2008 she finished her studies of Electronic music “Triennio sperimentale di primo livello” (cum laude) at the ‘Conservatorio di Musica di Venezia - Benedetto Marcello’ (Italy) with Alvise Vidolin.
She plays repertoire from medieval, renaissance, baroque till contemporary
music. Furthermore, she has performed in several countries such as:
Holland, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France, Sweden, Germany and United
She has collaborated with composers from all over the world as: Mauricio
Rodriguez, Federico Costanza, Davide Sibilla, Alessio Rossato, Carlos Cruz
de Castro, Javier Jacinto, Oskar Lissheim-Boethius, Anders Forslund,
Daniele Gugielmo, Alejandro Romero, Hilda Paredes, Roberto Girolin,
Matthias Kranebitter, Carlos Iturralde, etc.
She is member of the Medieval Music group “Perfectas Anónimas”, the
early music ensemble “Settecento”, the contemporary music ensemble
“Liminar” and the recorder consort “Consortando”.
At this moment, she teaches recorder and chamber music in the “Escuela
Superior de Musica” at the National Institute of fine arts (INBA) in Mexico
City. In 2013 she got the prize of “best original music” at the 6th Rally of
independent theatre at the “Centro Cultural el Foco” with the performance
‘The Falling Love’ in Mexico City.