Ana Paola Rincones
At an early age, she began her musical studies inside the Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Venezuela on Margarita Island, where she was a member of the Symphony Orchestra of Nueva Esparta state. Ana Continues her studies in the city of Caracas in the Simón Bolívar Conservatory of Music with the tutoring of Andrés Eloy Rodrígez, and furthermore at the Latin-american Academy of Flute and Piccolo alongside Enver Cuervos.
Ana’s other studies and experience include courses and festivals in Greece, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, and others. She has been under the tutoring of great Maestros such as Peter-Lukas Graf, Michael Hasel, Jean-Louis Beaumadier, Philippe Bernold, Birgut Ramsl, Alexa Still, Claude Lefebvre, Wil Offermans in addition, some of the most renowned Venezuelan Maestros: Antonio Naranjo, Marco Granados, Raimundo Pineda, Enver Cuervos, Víctor Rojas, Nicolás Real, Andrés E. Rodríguez, and more.
Ana Paola participated in the IX edition of the "Union de las Artes" (Arts Union) Festival in Guama-Yaracuy (2003), also participated in the Primer "Encuentro Latinoamericano de Flauta" (1stLatin-American Flute Meeting) in Caracas (2000); the XVI "Festival Internacional de Música de Cámara de la Colonia Tovar" (XVI Colonia Tovar Chamber Music International Festival); "Encuentro Nacional de Flauta in Caracas (2006)" (National Flute Meeting 2006); "Academie Internationale d'Ete de Nice" in France (2008) (Nice International Summer Academy); The International Flute Summer Course in Spain (2008); "Flutemeetings" in Greece 2009 and the Academy of Flute in Villa de Leyva - Colombia (2010) where she won the second place for her outstanding participation; XVII Festival Latinoamericano de Música (XVII Latin American Music Festival) in Caracas 2012; the World Flute Festival in Argentina (2012); XVIII – XIX Festival Latinoamericano de Música (XVIII – XIX Latin American Music Festival) in Caracas 2013-14 and others. In 2007 wins the contest to play a part in the flute section of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. In 2010 qualified as finalist in the “II Concurso Nacional de Flauta y Piccolo de Jóvenes Solistas Yamaha” (II Young Yamaha Soloists Flute and Piccolo National Competition) in the flute and piccolo category.
She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from the “Universidad Experimental de las Artes”. Nowadays, she is a flute and piccolo player for the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Furthermore, she teaches in other “núcleos” (centers) of the Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela. Additionally, she is a flute teacher in the Simón Bolívar Conservatory of Music and performs as flute and piccolo soloist in academic projects. Ana is constantly cooperating with other composers of contemporary music made in Venezuela, is associate director of ASOFLAVEN (National Flutist Association of Venezuela).
Ana Paola presented her first album “Elegante Guajira” vol.1 in Co-lombia like a tribute to his Colombian roots, and she is also making inroads into the design with the collaboration of industrial designer Adriana Toledo, with whom it was possible to launch her first line of flutebags called “Auctor”. Also, is Tv Host of the program “El País Orchesta” (the orchestra country) which talks about of the orchestras and musical ensembles of the Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela.
Ana Paola is studying a Master in Music in flute performance at the Simón Bolívar University under the instruction of Andrés E. Rodríguez.