The clarinettist Marina López
was born in Buenos Aires in 1967.
She has been trained by maestros
Eduardo Ihidoype and Martín Tow (Teatro Colón
Philharmonic Orchestra) and she took part in several perfection
courses like the ones lectured by maestros Stanley Drucker
and Peter Simenhauer (New York Philharmonic Orchestra) David
Weber, Michael Arrignon and Luis Rossi.
Prof. M. Del Carmen Aguilar
qualified Marina López for Musical Analysis and Audioperceptive,
and maestro Ljerko Spiller fit her for Chamber Music. She
attended complementary education on Piano, Guitar, Harmony
and Singing. Marina took lessons of Chamber Music lectured
by Susana Bonora and the latter also instructed her on the
“Conscious System for the Movement Technique”.
In 1991 she was awarded a
grant by the Teatro Colón Foundation in order to study
clarinet with maestro Guy Deplus in Paris and she was selected
as a substitute for the Young People World Orchestra.
Bariloche Musical Camping
made her an award holder four times thus attending Chamber
Music courses lectured by maestros L. Spiller and Nicolás
Chumachenco. Likewise, both Las Leñas Musical Camping
and ‘Camerata Académica Jerusalem’ awarded
her a grant.
She received the first prize
in the Youthful Biennial Contest of Chamber Music ‘93
– ‘94 organised by Buenos Aires Musical Festivals,
and she also received the first prize in the wood wind instrumentalists
contest ‘94 organised by the Musical Promotions Association.
She has been a member of the
Aires Symphonic Band since 1990 as a soloist piccolo clarinet
and she has made up the Morón Symphonic band since
2001. She has also held the post of main clarinet in the U.C.A.
Orchestra and the second clarinet in the San Isidro Symphonic
She has been called to participate
in concerts with different orchestras, among them the Buenos
Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony, Stable of
the Teatro Colón, San Juan Symphonic Orchestra, Association
Sinphonic de Paris and the National Radio Youthful Orchestra.
She has got a wide repertory
of Chamber Music with different groups with which she has
given several concerts in important auditoriums of this Federal
Capital (Golden Room of the Colón Theatre, Belgrano
Auditorium, the Auditorium of the Recoleta Cultural Centre,
Astral Theatre) and around the country (Bariloche, Córdoba,
Bahía Blanca, Rosario, Neuquén, La Plata and
other localities of Buenos Aires).
She has performed concerts
as a soloist accompanied by diverse orchestras.
She has been taking part in
the Syrinx wind Quintet since 1995 with which she has both
given many concerts and participated in the recording of María
Noel Luzardo’s CD “Chamber Music for Saxophone”.
In 2003 she edited the CD
“Otro Cantar” together with the pianist Eduardo
Waisbein. It includes an important repertory for violin and
piano and it also includes the sonata for clarinet and piano
by C. Guastavino.
Marina López uses a
Vandoren B40 (13) mouthpiece and Vandoren N° 3 ½