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Sara Zazo was born in Madrid in 1989; she finished her superior studies with professor Vicente Contador at CSM Badajoz (Spain) and completed her formation with professor Marie – Bernadette Charrier in Conservatoire “Jacques Thibaud” (FR) and Pierre Stéphane Meugé at  HEMU Lausanne (CH).


She wins the Fritz Gerber Award 2018 and a Second Prize of Kiefer Hablitzel Stiftung 2016, also Fondations Lyra, Fondation Max Jost and Fondation Irène Dénéréaz support their career. She wins several national and international competitions.
 

She collaborates regularly with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Orchestre de Chambre de Genève. She is also invited to play with Lemanic Modern Ensemble, Ensemble Contrechamps, Verbier Festival, Lucerne Festival Academy, Lucerne ALUMNI Ensemble, Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival Academy, Orquesta de Palau des Arts, Orquesta de Extremadura. She has worked with Maestros such as Riccardo Chailly, Matthias Pintscher, Simon Rattle, Peter Eötvös,
Alan Gilbert, Susanna Mälki, Jonathan Nott, Neemi Järvi, Kazuki Yamada, Christoph Eschenbach.


Interested by the music of her time, she has worked with composers such as Simon Steen Andersen, Stefano Gervasoni, Heinz Holliger, Georges Aperghis, Olga Neuwirth – between others – and she participates at Darmstadt Ferienkurse 2018 and 2016.
 

On the pedagogical side, Sara is invited to give saxophone masterclasses in different institutions in France, USA, Switzerland, Spain, England and Australia.


Sara is founding member of Altera Inde and IBSUD Quartet (Contemporay music) and Sax Consort (music of the Renaissance). She is also co - director of CONTAINER # BJZ.
 

From year 2016, she is the principal saxophone teacher at Conservatoire de La Broye (Switzerland), and Selmer Arstist since year 2018.

 

http://sarazazo.eu

 

Sara ZAZO
tenor
saxophone