Music and Person teachers and collaborators in Palencia’s Heart of Mary School

Ana Gloria Otero Álvarez

Violin teacher

  • She holds a degree in Music (major in violin) from the University of Havana (Cuba) – 1992

National Award in the Violin Contest of Cuba (1974) – First prize

National Award in the Violin Contest of Cuba (1975) – First prize

Languages

  • Spanish: mother tongue
  • English: Level C1 – Official Language School (Valladolid)
  • Several sojourns in the United States
  • French: Level B1 – International University of Valencia (VIU)
  • Russian: Level A2 – Official Language School (Havana)

Professional background

(2007 – Until now) MUSIC SCHOOLS / ACADEMIES / SCHOOL CENTRES (Valladolid – Palencia – Burgos ) – Orchestra conductor and music teacher.
Roles performed: As a violin teacher, she has carried out several functions at the different music schools and academies that she has worked for. Besides teaching individual instrument lessons, she has given chamber music lessons (duets, trios, quartets, etc); she has also directed the orchestras of some of these centres and taught lessons on music history.

Professional experience in orchestra

  • 2007 Russian State Symphony Orchestra – “Rostov”
  • 2003 – 2005 Camerata Artes Cordis
  • 2001 – 2002 “Concerto XXI Producciones, SL, as part of Madrid’s Veranos de la Villa” (La Corrala). Spanish Lyrical Grup Loli Miras Hervás, Madrid. Parnassus Cultural Association.
  • 1999 – 2001 Trio “José White”
  • 1999 – 2001 Trio “José White”
  • 1996 – 1997 National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba
  • 1993 – 1996 “Camerata Romeu”, Foundation Pablo Milanés
  • 1981 – 1993 National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba

International tours

Countries where she has performed as a violinist:
Nicaragua (1983), Mexico (1984 in company of Jorge Luis Prats and Pablo Milanés), Lithuania, Latvia, Leningrad and Moscow (1986, where I have the opportunity to play in the great Bolshoi Theatre), Poland and the former Yugoslavia (1986), Spain (1992), Colombia and Ecuador (1993 – 1995), Argentina and Brazil (1996 – 1997), Spain (1997), Portugal (1998, 2010 -2012).

Currently

Ana Gloria combines her passion for music and Translation and Interpreting Studies in Valencian International University (VIU), training that is complemented by courses on Automatic Translation and Information Technologies in different Spanish universities (The National Distance Education University UNED; Autonomous University of Barcelona UAB; Camilo José Cela University and the Pontifical University of Salamanca).

 

María José López Cilleros

Piano teacher

She is the mother of a six-year-old violin pupil.
She has a Degree in Economics and completed studies in Music Theory and the piano seventh course at Valladolid Conservatory.
Voluntarily, she helps by playing the piano in the preparatory lessons for Trinity students.

Sister Ana Mª Nebreda Diez

She is The Administrator of The Heart of Mary School and Música y Persona Association.
Sister Ana Nebreda Díez actively collaborates with the School for Parents and belongs to the team responsible for children’s activities on Saturdays that School for Parents classes are given.

Sister Bety Palomino Zúñiga

She is a teacher of Early Childhood Education in The Heart of Mary School.
Sister Bety Palomino Zúñiga actively cooperates with Música y Persona Association in violin lessons. She takes part in the team who is in charge of children’s activities on Saturdays that School for Parents lessons are taught.

Sister Adelaidy Palomino Zúñiga

She is a teacher of Early Childhood Education in The Heart of Mary School.
Sister Adelaidy Palomino Zúñiga actively cooperates with Música y Persona Association. She takes part in the team in charge of children’s activities on Saturdays that School for Parents lessons are taught.

Sister Lizbeth Tica Alende

Sister Lizbeth Tica Alende actively cooperates with Músic y Persona Association in violin lessons. She belongs to the team in charge of children’s activities on Saturdays that School for Parents lessons are taught.