Mercedes Maresca Martinez
Flutist, composer and concert performer.
Miss Mercedes Maresca Martinez studied flute, chamber music and tonal harmony at the Conservatorio Padre Antonio Soler (Music College) in Spain. She continued her studies at the Goldsmith University, Institute of Indian Art and Culture and privately with Rowland Sutherland and Karen Jones (professor at the Royal Academy of Music). She also attended the jazz flute summer course in Borello, Italy, where she studied with Geoff Warren.
Miss Maresca has been performing extensively in the UK and made several recordings for leading TV channels. She has been working as a flute, recorder and earlier years music tutor for Tower Hamlets Music Services and for Ecam, Every Child a Musician, London Borough of Newham and as an Aimhigher Associate for the Conisborough College, London, mentoring GCSE students to improve their aspirations and academic results. She has also been working as a flute illustrator for Goldsmiths University, PACE department.
Since 2013 Miss Maresca has been teaching at the Musica Nova Academy, preparing students for Grade exams with ABRSM.