Gemma Galeano Ballestar was born in Segorbe (Spain) in 1996.
She finished her saxophone Professional Degree at the Professional Conservatory
“Alto Palancia” in Segorbe (Spain) in 2015. In the same year she started her
Saxophone Bachelor at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Castilla y León in
Salamanca (Spain) under the teaching of Ángel Soria.
Since 2015 Gemma has been part of the Chemin d’èclat Saxophone Quartet and the
2.13 SAX Saxophone Ensemble performing in several cities throughout Spain and
also at the 18th World Saxophone Congress in Zagreb (Croatia).
Since 2018 she is also part of the Zurich Saxophone Collective, conducted by Lars
She has received masterclasses from many renowned teachers such as Arno
Bornkamp, Vincent David, Andrés Gomis, Mariano García, David Pons, Nacho
Gascón, Christophe Grèzes, Pierre-Stéphane Meugé, Hans de Jong, Alberto Chaves
and Antonio García.
As a teacher, Gemma has worked as saxophone teacher at the Music School of the
“Banda de Música de Zamora” (Spain) and at the Music School of Cabrerizos
(Spain). In addition to many years working as a private teacher.
Nowadays, she is studying her fourth and last Bachelor year at the Zürcher
Hochschule der Künste in the class of Lars Mlekusch.