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Cristina Miguel

Cristina was born in Mollet del Vallès (Barcelona), and the arts, in particular music, have shaped her professional path since she was very young.

After her studies at the Taller de Músics ESEM, she graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in Holland with a degree in jazz saxophone. There she studied with Jasper Blom, Ferdinand Povel, Ben Van Gelder and Dick Oatts.



She studied on the Erasmus+ program at the University of Music and Performing Arts (KUG) in the city of Graz, Austria (2017) and afterwards settled there to study for a master’s in the specialization of jazz saxophone with Julian Argüelles. In Graz she also studied composition, arranging and conducting with Edward Partyka, Michael Abene and Johannes Berauer. She eventually graduated with a Master of Arts degree from the same university.

She broadened her training by attending seminars and private lessons with Melisa Aldana, Walter Smith III, Peter Evans, Kaja Draksler and Nasheet Waits.

In 2018 she was selected to be part of the program Generations 2018 (Frauenfeld), performing under the direction of Maria Schneider.

In 2019 she received the assignment to arrange, conduct and perform, together with Sheila Jordan, the show “Sheila Jordan with Strings” in the city of Graz.

Currently, she is to be found performing as the lead saxophonist and composer for the original music group Ramé Project, co-leading the duo Cristina Miguel & Marcel-lí Bayer and as a collaborator on many other projects such as CJBB (2018), International Female Musicians Collective (2019), and Valparaíso Big Band (2021).

Her discography includes titles such as Transcendit Terram (AroooRecords, 2021), Ramé Project (Self-published, 2020), Möbius Strip (Galileo Music Communication, 2020) by Heinrich Von Kalnein, l’EP TWO (2020) by International Female Musicians Collective, Music for Large Ensembles II (SessionworkRecords, 2020) by Emiliano Sampaio, The Chordless Quartet (2019) by Skyler Floe and Amsterdam (Self-published, 2018).

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