BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Vigo (Spain), she started taking violoncello lessons at the age of eight at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música of the same city with Isabel Figueroa. In 2008 she moved to Barcelona to eventually graduate from the Conservatori Superior Liceu under the guidance of Ángel Luis Quintana and Arnau Tomás.

 

During her stay in Barcelona, s​​he gradually embraced improvised music and Jazz. She played in renowned festivals such as Voll Damm Jazz in Barcelona, ​​Pop Arb, VallSonora or Curtcircuit. After graduating from the Consertavori she furthered her cello and double bass studies at the Permanent Jazz Seminar of Pontevedra with pianist and composer Abe Rábade. In 2016 she was invited by the association of cellists of Galicia, Soncello, to give lessons running her first Violoncello and Loop Pedal Workshop.

 

She took lessons from prestigious cellists such as Cristoph Coin, Barbara Switalska, Asier Polo and Herre Jan Stegenga and has also been part of several international orchestras such as the Réssonnance Orchestra in Switzerland, or La Via dei Concerti, with which she undertook a tour around Italy, France and Spain with concerts including a papal audience at the Vatican City and a special event at the Universal Exhibition Fair in Milan.

 

In 2014 she toured Italy with jazz accordionist Carmine Ionanna. In 2015 she formed the duo Treme with singer/guitarist Su Garrido. They received the Xove Music award to the best Galician band and held concerts for different festivals and audiences such as the Vigo Jazz Festival ImaxinaSons, International Documentary Festival PlayDoc, national live broadcasts on Radio 3 (RNE) or Conde Duque Auditorium in Madrid. In 2017 she started a collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Fernando Barroso with whom she embarked on an international tour, presenting his album for mandolin and violoncello Silence Lovers Club. In April 2018 she joined her brother Borja Mariño in the Pulcinella shows, a production of Teatro Real (Madrid) based on Igor Stravinsky's ballet.

 

She composed and played original music for different artworks such as the short film Puzzle, by Nicolás Ferglez, or the show Good Luck, by Alfonso Rivera.

 

Nowadays, she is an active member of orchestras Ensemble Galería and OSV430 while, at the same time, keeps working on her solo project by combining classical violoncello with electronics.