Inés Medina-Fernández (born February 8, 1974 in Madrid, Spain) is a pianist and composerof contemporary classical music. She has played piano from the age of 8, completing examinationsat the Madrid Royal Conservatory. An experienced pianist and self-taught composer, she draws on many influences - from Baroque to John Cage, for example, in her compositions. She is interested in exploring composition for a variety of instruments, and has composed not only for piano but also for horn and classical guitar. She enjoys not only playing and composing but also collaborating with a smorgasbord of musicians interested in premiering her pieces.Medina-Fernández' music is difficult to define. It is multi-layered and uses both familiar and unfamiliar tones and patterns in creative and original structures, hinting at medieval and baroque although clearly contemporary.