MARIA PILAR SANCHEZ
María Pilar Sánchez was born in Haro, Spain, where she began her oboe training. After studying at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Logroño with Felipe Manzano, she moved to Madrid, where she graduated from the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música with the oboist Juan Carlos Báguena. She completed her studies participating in several master-classes with Eduardo Martínez, Thomas Indermühle, Français Leleux, José Manuel Lumbreras, Albrecht Mayer and Christoph Hartmann among others, and holds a Musicology degree from the Universidad de la Rioja.
Besides her solo career, she plays frequently in different chamber groups, and has collaborated with the Euskal Herria Youth Orchestra, the Comunidad de Madrid Youth Orchestra, the Toledo Philharmonic Orchestra, and with the Madrid Symphony Orchestra among others. She is currently an oboe teacher at the Francisco Guerrero Conservatory in Seville, Spain.