JESUS RUEDA (Madrid, 1961)
Premio Nacional de Música 2004 (Spanish Ministry of Culture) y founding member of "Música Presente"(MP).
Jesus Rueda studied piano with J. Soriano and Harmony with Emilio Lopez at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid. During the period 1980-84 he studied composition with Luis de Pablo and later with Francisco Guerrero.
He has won several composition prizes: First Prize by the SGAE in 1990 and 1991, Prize Forum Junger Komponisten Köln 1992, and Prize Icons (Torino, 1991) amongst others, and has received commissions by CDMC Ministry of Culture of Spain, Ensemble Intercontemporain and other groups.
His works have been performed by many ensembles and orchestras such as the Xenaquis Ensemble, Arditti String Quartet, John Snijders, Royal College of London, Orquesta de Cadaqués, Orquesta Nacional de España, etc.