Iraide Ansorena


Iraide Ansorena completed her higher studies in percussion at Musikene (Higher School of Music of the Basque Country) where she received lessons from the most prestigious percussionist at international level. She also took the postgraduate course at the same Conservatoy.

She won the competition 'Jóvenes Músicos de Euskadi' for percussion and was member of the EGO (Euskadi Youth Orchestra) touring in Spain, Italy and Scothland. She collaborates with the Basque National Symphony Orchestra and has performed in San Sebastián Musical Fortnight, ABAO (Opera of Bilbao) and “Musikaste” (Errenteria).

She has specialized in different percussion instruments, from traditional to soloist and orchestral percussion instruments. She has collaborated with different orchestras such as Bilbao Symphony Orchestra and Galicia Symphony Orchestra. At present, she collaborates with Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Basque National Symphony Orchestra and other ensembles.