Nuria Guerras Pardo began her musical studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid, where she had advanced studies in piano with Professor Angeles Rentería and graduated with the highest awards in Piano and Chamber Music. Since graduating, she has participated in numerous international advanced courses and has received master classes taught by Vlado Perlemuter, Georges Cziffra, Ferenc Rados, Mat Jansson, Aurele Nicolet and Aldo Mancinelli.
Guerras has received several scholarships and grants from the Ministry of Culture, Spain; The Community of Madrid; Instituto de la Juventud and The Rich Foundation in Spain to continue post-graduate studies abroad. She studied at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, Hungary, with the Professors Balazs Szokolay and Mariann Abraham. Later she was invited by Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, to study under the direction of the distinguished Professor Joaquín Achúcarro who holds the Joel Estes Tate Chair in Piano. She graduated in 1993 with an Artist Certificate in the speciality of Piano.
Guerras has given recitals in Spain, Hungary and the United States and participated in several tours as a soloist, in duets with singers, and with various chamber groups that have received remarkable success with both the critics and the public. She has also recorded several times for RNE and TVE.
Notable concerts include: The Meadows Museum, Caruth Auditorium (Southern Methodist University) in Dallas; Oklahoma State University in Stillwater; the Embassy of Spain in Budapest, Hungary. Some performances in Spain include: Teatro Arriaga, Bilbao; Gran Teatro Falla, Cádiz; Auditorio Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, A Coruña; Sociedad Filarmónica, Segovia; Real Coliseo Carlos III, San Lorenzo de El Escorial; Fundación Caja Madrid; Fundación Eutherpe, León; Fundación Juan March, Madrid; Ateneo de Madrid; Universidad Politécnica, Madrid; Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid; Festival “Clásicos en Verano”of the Community of Madrid, and recently at the Auditorio Nacional de Música, Chamber Hall, Madrid.
Guerras’ career combines performing and teaching. She has worked in the Piano Department at the Conservatory of Music “Padre Antonio Soler” in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain and, since 1998, she has been a tenured Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at the Conservatory of Music “Adolfo Salazar” of the Community of Madrid.