Loreto Aramendi began her musical studies at the Conservatory of San Sebastian, where she obtained advanced degrees in piano, harpsichord, organ, and chamber music. She studied organ at the Conservatoire National Regional de Bayonne, winning a Gold Medal and First Prize. Entering into the National Higher Conservatoire of Lyon (CNSMD), she worked with Jean Boyer, Louis Robilliard, J. Von Oortmersen and Liesbeth Schlumberger, obtaining her National Diploma of Advanced Studies with specialisation in the organ.
She was awarded scholarships from the local government of Guipuzkoa for two years, as well as from the Lartundo Foundation, and furthered her studies over a period of five years at the National Regional Superior Conservatoire in Paris with Noelle Spieth, receiving the First Prize upon finalising her Advanced Degree in the harpsichord and her General Music Studies Diploma.
Loreto has given recitals at in Spain, Italy, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Belgium, UK, and USA, and she has collaborated with the Basque Symphony Orchestra for many years, with which she has recorded two discs. In 2015 she published a double CD recorded on the Cavaillé-Coll organ of the Basilica of Santa María del Coro with works by César Franck, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms and Charles Tournemire, which received the 4 stars award from Choir & Organ magazine and was acclaimed by The Sydney Organ Journal. In 2017 she published another double CD recorded on the Cavaillé-Coll of the Saint Ouen of Rouen Abbey with Louis Robilliard transcriptions acclaimed by the critics ( Choir & Organ, Resmusica, Journal für die Orgel ). For more information, please visit loretoaramendi.com