Accueil > Artists


Soloist saxophone in the Symphonic Band from the city of Buenos Aires

A student of Maestro Hugo Pierre, María Noel Luzardo Fornella was the first graduate from the Saxophone Chair at the “Carlos López  Buchardo”  National Conservatory of Music (Argentina),in 1992 where  she held the Saxophone Chair after her  professor’s retirement.

She was awarded several prices, such as the ¨Art Biennial Competition¨, ¨Argentina Music Competition¨, and the ¨Buenos Aires First International Music Competition¨.

Since 1994 she has played solo alto saxophone at the ¨Buenos Aires City Symphony Band¨, and is currently teaching  saxophone  at the “Manuel de Falla” Advanced Conservatory of  Music  (Buenos Aires.)

Her recording works for saxophone and piano, saxophone quartet as well as  reed quintet mainly focus on  music by argentine composers, including pieces by renowned Astor Piazzolla and Mauricio Kagel.

She  has  extensively played  as a soloist with the Teatro  Colón Philharmonic Orchestra,   the  National Symphony Orchestra (Argentina) and many other important argentine orchestras, as well as Latin American orchestras like  the S.O.D.R.E Orchestra  (Uruguay), the Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra,  etc.  She also toured Brazil and France with  the ¨Teatro  Colón Chamber Orchestra¨,  and is  frequently called for symphonic repertoire at the Colón Theatre

In 2009 the prestigious Konex Foundation bestowed the  ¨Merit Diploma¨  upon  her – a distinction bestowed in Argentina once every ten years in the  field of  Classical Music

María  Noel was a member of  the  Jury in several important  Saxophone  Competitions in Latin America.

Throughout the years  she gave first performances  of a large  amount of works  for  different  ensembles, many of  which were  dedicated  to her.

She is currently a member of  the “4MIL” Saxophone  Quartet, the “CLAM” itinerant quartet (Cuarteto Latinoamericano de Mujeres Saxofonistas) –mainly working on the Latin American repertoire-,  and  the “TORRE 7” woodwind  quintet.

Retour en Haut
Your product has been added to the Shopping Cart Go to cart Continue shopping