Carolina Hengstenberg is a Professor in the Composition undergraduate program at Centro Superior Musica Creativa Conservatory in Madrid, Spain. She studied alto saxophone and classical music at Katarina Gurská Conservatory in Spain; jazz, contemporary writing and arranging at Musica Creativa; and earned a degree in Composition at Berklee College of Music, where she also studied Film Scoring and Conducting. Since then, she continued further studies in Orchestral Conducting in USA, Spain and Portugal.
She cofounded an independent animation and music studio Bubblegum Cartoons, worked as a musical theater director, and was also one of the orchestrators for the Christmas Concert at the Carnegie Hall in New York. She is currently working as a film composer, orchestrator, arranger and conductor.
Carolina is a brilliant and sophisticated composer, who combines of Jazz, Classical, Contemporary and Flamenco groove oriented music. Additionally, Carolina is a board member at the International Alliance for Women in Music, and CIMA in Spain, to promote the work and music of female musicians from all over the world.