Sara González Salamanca

Residence: Chía, Colombia

Sara González Salamanca is a composer, improviser and singer from Bogotá. She has twice been awarded the Semester Distinction for Excellence at the Universidad de Los Andes, where she majored in composition with a minor in jazz practice. Sara is co-founder of both the collective EARS Composers and the all-female interdisciplinary creation ensemble Dalua Ensamble. In 2019 she founded the improvisation concert El Silencio Suena. She was the winner in 2021 of the Jóvenes en Movimiento grant from the Colombian Ministry of Culture as well as the Innov-Arte Escénicas grant from the SCRD. Sara is a OneBeat Virtual 2021 fellow and has been awarded several prizes and recognitions, including 1st Prize in the Bogotá Composition Prize — Music Training Project 2020 and the Musical Laboratory for Women Creators 2021 grant from IDARTES, among others. Her works have been presented in national and international events.

Date: April 18, 2022

Source: JTTP 2022

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