Alba Encinas

Alba Encinas was born in Onda, Spain, where she starts her violin studies at the age of 8. That brings her to the conservatories in Castellon, Salamanca and Barcelona obtaining the degree in 2012. In 2011 she starts the Formation Supérieur sur les instruments romantiques et classiques in Saintes, France, and there began her interest on period instruments. This took her to Amsterdam, where she studied with Sophie Gent and Shunske Sato, and Brussels where she studied with Mira Glodeanu.

She has worked with conductors such as Lutz Kohler, Pablo González and Jaime Martin. However, she is currently more active in the historically informed performance music world and she plays with orchestras such as Les Inventions, Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, La Grande Chapelle, Amsterdam Corelli Collective and Holland Baroque among others and worked with conductors such as Philippe Herreweghe, Alfredo

Bernardini, Alessandro Moccia, Hidemi Suzuki and Sigiswald Kuijken.

Currently living in Amsterdam, where she performs and teaches the most, she also takes part in several festivals in Europe: Bach en Combrailles, Seviqc Brezice, Utrecht Oude Muziek, Festival de Peñiscola, Saintes and Ambronay Festival.