Senior Lecturer in Musicology at the University of Valladolid, specialising in music of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. She is a graduate in Musicology from the University of Oviedo and in Arts (Geography and History) from the University of Valladolid, and also has completed professional qualifications as a piano teacher at the Conservatorio of Oviedo. She graduated with a PhD from the University of Valladolid in 1997 with a study devoted to the polyphonic manuscript of Sor Luisa de la Ascensción and the performance context of music in female convents. She has had further periods of study at the un universities of Glasgow, Chicago, Stanford, Berkeley and the Univeristy of Texas at Austin. An Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne (Australia), she currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Valladolid and collaborates in the Masters’ courses at the Universities of Andalusia and Coimbra. Interested in research that implies a practical projection, she is the chief investigator in the research project “Music and Culture in the Kingdom of Castile, 16th-19th centuries, HAR 2011-30272-C02) that centres around the study of unpublished repertories, from source to performance. She also coordinates the inter-university doctoral program of the University of Valladolid.
She is also director of the Digitalisation and Cataloguing Project of the musical archive of the Cathedral of Valladolid. She has published several books and articles with Spanish and foreign publishers and has also presented the fruits of her research in spectacles such as Versa est (on the life of Tomás Luis de Victoria), or as a consultant for cultural organisations and institutions.