Adriana Ruiz started musical studies at the Valencia Municipal Conservatory «José Iturbi» and in 2013 she was admitted to the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC), where she obtained her bachelor degree in double bass performance studying under professors Jonathan Camps from Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and Andrew Ackerman from Concentus Musicus Wien.
Thanks to a Fulbright Grant from The Commission for the Intercultural, Educational and Scientific Exchange between Spain and the United States, Adriana studied a Master in Music Performance at Butler University, Indianapolis (IN) under double bassists David Murray, who is the principal of Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and Ju-Fang Liu, also principal of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
Adriana has been an active member of several youth orchestras, including Spain National Youth Orchestra (or JONDE) and she has also developed a professional career as a collaborator for other groups, such as Orquestra Camera Musicae, Orquesta Simfònica del Vallès, and Barcelona Symphony Orchestra (OBC).
As a versatile performer, she also regularly plays with several professional and amateur jazz groups and historically informed performance ensembles.
As a chamber musician, she was selected as a participant for the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine on 2019. She has also developed and interest for improvisation and music from other cultures, and so she participated in the educational trip “Musicking Futures in Malaysia” in 2019.
Adriana has attended masterclasses from prestigious double bassists in Europe and North America, such as Matthew McDonald and Edicson Ruiz from Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Gary Karr, Kurt Muroki, and others.