Angélica Salvi is a Spanish harpist and composer who has been based in Porto since 2011. She boasts a bright and extensive artistic career during which she worked with composers like Takayuki Ray, Joseph Waters, Heiner Goebbels, Stephen Andrew Taylor and also improvising musicians such as Butch Morris, Evan Parker, Joëlle Léandre and Han Bennink. After graduating from the Royal Conservatory of Madrid, Angélica studied at the University of Arizona and the Conservatory of Music in The Hague, where she finished two master’s degrees specializing in improvisation, contemporary music and electroacoustics. As a professional harpist, she collaborated on countless occasions with various symphony orchestras and ensembles from all over the world and has presented her solo work in several music festivals like Boom, WakingLife, La Terraza Magnética, Super Bock em Stock, Tremor, or Jazz em Agosto. Over the course of the past 10 years, she has immersed herself in the world of jazz, pop, rock and electronic music and has also been part of multiple projects in the field of experimental music, visual arts and theatre, organized by groups such as Sonoscopia, Balleteatro, Oficina Arara, Crónica Electrónica, Teatro do Frio, Teatro do Ferro, Vertixe Sonora Ensemble and Jazz ao Centro. She is a founding member of FMFX (Female Effects Collective), and has created multidisciplinary projects such as Harpoemacto, Nooito, “Transcendecia and Delirium” and Invisible Landscapes. She is currently the main harp teacher at the Conservatory of Music of Porto.