María Dolores Ortega Vidal

María Dolores Ortega Vidal / International Music Festival 2017 "Clavis"

Musical career Born in Murcia (Spain) on 22.03.1980 Education From 1997 to 1999, preparation for the entrance examination at the Music Academy in Murcia (Conservatorio Profesional de Música "Manuel Masotti Littel" in Murcia). Further education in Spain with the piano teachers and pianists: Margarita Muñoz Escolar, Tamara Harutyunyan, Albert Nieto and Pedro Valero Abril.

María Dolores Ortega Vidal / International Music Festival 2017 "Clavis" Education 

From 1999 to 2003 studied piano as a major subject, music history, musical theory, chamber music, harmonica and choir at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música in Murcia.

Participation in the regular school auditions of the piano class of Miguel Luis Losada. 2000 Finalist at the competition "Concurso entre cuerdas y metales" for students of the Conservatory in Murcia. Achieved, on 13.06.2003, the Título Profesional de Música with main subject piano as state-certified degree of the Conservatorio Profesional. Obtained, on 16.07.2004, the German language certificate for university entrance of foreign study applicants (DSH) at the University of Dortmund.

After passing the aptitude test, the winter semester 2004 began with the study of School Music as a Teaching Profession for elementary, secondary-modern, junior high and comprehensive schools (Grund-, Haupt-, Real- and Gesamtschule) at the above-mentioned German university in Dortmund.

Artistic major: piano with minor subject flute. Piano class during the entire school music degree by Mrs. Elena Margolina-Hait. The intermediate examination was achieved on 16.02.2006

On 20 February 2014, she obtained the certificate of the first state examination for School Music as a Teaching Profession at Grund-, Haupt-, Real- and Gesamtschule with a total grade "Good". 2016 Participation in a “Workshop Werl” on the use of keyboards during class music at regular schools. Further piano education under Prof. Roland Pröll, Mr. Rainer Maria Klaas, Mrs. Elisabeth Leonskaja, Tatiana Malinin-Fedkina as part of the Kassel master classes 2015 and 2016, and most recently with Sergei Dreznin in Berlin in 2017.

Professional Experience Invitation, 2015, to hold a concert lecture on Spanish music at the University of Jiujiang in China. (Followed by a visiting professorship there until 2018). December 2016, official juror at the Seoul International Mozart Competition. Lectureship 2012 and 2013 at the music institute (IFM) of the University of Osnabrück in piano and chamber music (main and secondary subjects). Experience giving lessons at schools in Dortmund and Schwerte in 2016 and 2017. Currently giving piano lessons privately.

Language, IT and other knowledge

English: good; German: C2 (competence for teachers' practice); Spanish: mother tongue; Russian: A1.


Since March 2014, own channel on YouTube with piano recordings by various composers. Current participation in rock and pop bands in Dortmund as keyboardist. Favourites for repertoire in classical music are the Spanish, Russian, Polish and South American composers, especially Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Granados, Albéniz, De Falla, Turina, Moszkowski, Chopin, Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Ponce and Piazzolla.