PH: Paula Amenta
Julia Sanjurjo (Mar del Plata, 1993) singer, composer and arranger.
Graduated in Musical Arts with a Orientation in Composition (National University of the Arts) where she trained with Santiago Santero, Diego Taranto and Cecilia Pereyra, among others, and in a particular way with Ezequiel Menalled.
Its route is developed mainly around the interpretation and composition of contemporary music, jazz and author music.
Vocally, she trained with Catalina Odriozola, Soledad de la Rosa, and with Graciela Oddone as a student of the Diploma in Contemporary Music at the "Manuel de Falla" Superior Conservatory of Music.
He studied jazz and improvisation with Barbara Togander, Sheila Jordan, Jay Clayton, Christine Correa, Norma Winstone, Jorge Armani, Ernesto Jodos, Mariano “Tiki” Cantero, Marcelo Moguilevsky, and Juan Cruz de Urquiza.
He has shared projects and stage with artists such as Mono Fontana, Tony Malaby, Joëlle Lèandre, Ernesto Jodos, Jorge Armani, Valentín Garvie, Juan Pablo Navarro, Graciela Jiménez, Jaume Llombart, Antonino Restuccia, among others.
She was a scholarship holder from the National Fund for the Arts (Interpretation 2015, Creation 2016, Training 2022), the Mozarteum Argentino (2022) and the National Institute of Music (INAMU).
He attended SIM: School of Improvisational Music of Brooklyn Conservatory (NYC), where he studied with Bill Frisell, Kris Davis, Fay Victor, Andy Milne, Michael Formanek, Ralph Alessi and Angélica Sánchez.
She has worked as a composer and arranger for various ensembles, among which the UNA Contemporary Music Ensemble, the Ondinas duo, the Tropi Ensemble, the Teatro Colón Academic Orchestra and the Argentine National Music Orchestra "Juan de Dios Filiberto" stand out.
As a coreuta, she was a member of the Chamber Choir of the University of Mar del Plata (from 2009 to 2012) concluding her period with the participation in the renowned EUROPA CANTAT (2012) based in the city of Torino (Italy). Between 2017 and 2019 he was part of the Chamber XXI Vocal Ensemble, directed by Miguel Pesce, which has participated and been awarded in the "International Choir Contest of Tolosa - 2017" (Basque Country).
Since 2019 she has worked as a backup choir (mezzo-soprano) in the National Polyphonic Choir.
It has been presented in various stages and festivals such as: Golden Hall, Main Hall and Experimentation Center of the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires (Residences for composition and interpretation), Symphony Hall and Argentina of the CCK, "International Jazz Festival of Buenos Aires" , “Granada Book Fair (Spain)”, “Contemporary Music Series of the San Martín Theater”, “Festival Piazzolla Marplatense”, “Mar del Plata International Film Festival”, “Mar del Plata Jazz Festival”, “Festival of Jazz of the CC Haroldo Conti”, “Festival of Popular Music of the IUPA”, among others.
He carries out individual, collective and collaborative projects with musicians from different disciplines and genres. Within his discography, the albums «Portrait» (2019) and «Live en Cuerda Mecánica» (2020) stand out.
He has taught classes, seminars and workshops for institutions such as the UNA, the IUPA (Patagonic University Institute of the Arts), the Neuquén Higher School of Music, the Association of Vocational Choirs of Buenos Aires (Winners of the 2019 Cultural Patronage project), the International Festival of Jazz in Buenos Aires and as a teacher of the Music Creation Workshop within the Technical/Bachelor's Degree in Composition of the National University of Quilmes.