Adriana Isabel Figueroa Manas
Adriana Figueroa Mañas graduated in 1997 from the School of Music of the National University of Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina, where she earned the title “Licenciada in music and flute.” She completed master courses in Latino American music at the University of Cuyo and took courses in jazz, improvisation, and chamber music composition and orchestration, including contemporary orchestration techniques. Adriana’s works have been premiered in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Australia, China, Norway, Sweden, the United States and others. Her compositions have been published in the United States and Europe, and won awards in Argentina, Italy, the United States and other countries.
She is the saxophonist in the “West Jazz Band,” a traditional jazz band that has participated in festivals in Argentina. Adriana has served as board member of the International Alliance of Women in Music (IAWM), and she is member of FADEC (Argentinean Foundation of Women Composers). She is an associated member of Latin Grammy academy.
Adriana currently teaches music, composition, orchestration, flute, and saxophone. She composes and produces original music for all kinds of media productions, including animation, videogames, films, and commercials, working with producers in Argentina and other countries.