Elena Benedicto Villar

Elena Benedicto Villar

Born in Madrid (Spain) in 2002. Since 2020, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Oboe Chair with professor Hansjörg Schellenberger. She has been granted scholarships by Consejería de Educación, Universidades y Ciencia de la Comunidad de Madrid and Fundación Albéniz.

She has attended masterclasses by Thomas Indermühle, Omar Zoboli, Luis Blanco Ferrer Vidal, Miguel Sancho Lahuerta, and Jose Manuel González Monteagudo.

She is full member of the Youth Orchestra and Choir of the Community of Madrid. In 2018 she passed the entrance exams for the World Youth Days Orchestra, with whom she has participated in several concerts at the National Auditorium, as well as at the Royal Theatre. She has performed as soloist with the Musical Union of Pozuelo de Alarcón and with the String Orchestra of the Amaniel Conservatory of Music. She has been part of different chamber groups, including the Amaniel wind quintet.

As a student of the School, she is currently a member of the Banco Activo Universal Esferas, Barroco, and Telemann ensembles, as well as that of the Poulenc Trio.