Raquel Paños Castillo first studied with Mariano Garcia, Federico Coca and Jean-Denis Michat, and later she graduated with a Masters of Saxophone Performance at the CNSM de Paris in Claude Delangle’s class.
Supported by the Meyer Foundation and winner of many international competitions, she is heavily involved in the field of research and contemporary commissions.
In 2018 she completed the DAI in contemporary music and the creation of new works. She collaborated with IRCAM and the Ensemble Intercontemporain among others, and as a result she became an active member of the Collège contemporain.
Raquel is currently student of CA diploma (Certificat d’Aptitude) in Paris conservatory and she combines her artistic activity withe the pedagogicalone at the CRC