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Iris Jugo Núñez-Hoyo

A native of Salamanca, Spain, Iris Jugo completed her Bachelor’s in Cello Performance in Holland and holds a Master’s degree from the Royal Northern College of Music (UK) and a Master´s degree from the UNED University as fundraiser and project management. She is a doctoral student at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, focus on researching about cultural leadership and artistic mediation.
Iris has received awards including the Dámaso (Spain) and Sir Charles Groves 2ndPrize (UK) in chamber music. Iris has taken part in important European Musical festivals and played in many European orchestras, in addition to recording part of the chamber music of E. Homs (VERSUS), contemporary sketches of Amelia’s Will (RC Holland), and works by the composer Grazyna Bacewic (INAEM).
Iris has collaborated with institutions in Europe, Africa and Latinamerica and national governments to create and empower social musical programs for youth. Her NGO inspiration persona is now focus in international cooperation and artistics programs to develop social justice.
Currently, she enjoys fundraising for social projects with Inspiration Persona in Ghana, mentoring young leaders in Chile and Colombia and she is also a cello and chamber music teacher at the Conservatory of Music “Manuel de Falla”, Madrid.
Since June 2021 Iris Jugo is an international adviser for the Teatro Educativo de las Artes de Panguipulli (Chile).