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Amparo Edo Biol

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617-747-6570

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Known for her mastery of orchestral writing and symphonic textures, Amparo Edo Biol is a leading contemporary musician who shines as a composer and French horn player. With an enchanting synergy of musicality and innovation, Edo Biol creates compositions that extend musical genres and crafts colorful sonic landscapes.

Edo Biol's journey began with the captivating call of the horn, an instrument she embraced with unwavering dedication. Amongst her numerous performances and recordings, she is the horn player in the Grammy–nominated album Providencia (2010) by Danilo Pérez.

Beyond her passion for the horn, Edo Biol has blossomed as a contemporary concert and media composer, weaving threads of melody, harmony, and emotion into a flow of musical stories. Her compositions are a fusion of diverse influences, building a distinctive voice that reflects on both familiar and unexplored elements.

Edo Biol has won composition competitions including the International Women Brass Composition Prize, the Women and Culture Award in Málaga, and the Salvador Seguí International Composition Competition, as well as a nomination to the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.

In her numerous collaborations as an orchestrator and arranger for albums, media projects, and symphonic productions, Edo Biol brings together melodies, rhythms, and harmonies from contemporary classical and contemporary popular styles. Amongst many projects, she is the arranger in the album and tour Vagamundo (2014-2018) by renowned Spanish singer-songwriter Santiago Auserón, and the orchestrator of feature films like Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019), Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (2018), Hunter’s Prayer (2017), Kidnap (2017), and Misconduct (2016).

Career Highlights
  • French horn player in numerous albums including Grammy–nominated Providencia by Danilo Pérez (2010), La Orquesta del Titanic by Joan Manuel Serrat and Joaquín Sabina (2012), and To Hell With You by Bleu (2015)
  • Composer of original works for orchestra, wind ensemble, and compositions featuring brass artists, including "Sambori" (2017) and "Barandat" (2022), commissioned by Spanish Brass; "Maruna" (2013), written for Maria Rubio; "Snapan" (2018), commissioned by Valencian Federation of Music Societies; "Monologue" (2017), written for Jove Orquestra de la Generalitat Valenciana; and "Flor de Mayo" (2016), commissioned by CulturArts for the Valencia Symphonic Band Competition
  • Composer of the song "Un Café per a Emportar" (2015), nominated in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards
  • Music arranger of several projects, including Vagamundo (2014-2018) orchestral album and tour by renowned artist Santiago Auseron
  • Orchestrator for numerous films and television series, including Bihter (2023), Love Me Instead (2021), Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019), Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (2018), Kidnap (2017), Hunter’s Prayer (2017), and Misconduct (2016)
  • Conductor for Back to the Future (2015) live show with orchestra and live electronic set featuring Pepe Lanuza (flute/EWI), David Manso (electronic set), and Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León
Awards
  • Winner of the International Women Brass Composition for "Foundations" (2019)
  • Nominated to Hollywood Music in Media Awards, world music category for "Un Cafe per a Emportar" (2015)
  • Winner of the Women and Culture Award in Málaga for "Génesis" (2013)
  • Performer in Providencia by Danilo Pérez, nominated for a Grammy Award, Jazz Instrumental Album category (2010)
  • Winner of the Salvador Seguí International Composition Competition in Montserrat, Spain for "Juego de Niños" (2007)
Education
  • P.D.M., Conservatorio Profesional de Música Jose Iturbi, horn performance (2005)
  • B.M., Conservatorio Superior de Música de Valencia, horn performance (2009)
  • B.M., Berklee College of Music, film scoring (2012)
  • M.B.A., Valencia International University, digital business and global entrepreneurship (2021)
  • M.Ed., Valencia International University, technology and innovation (2021)