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Iris Jugo first began music studies in Salamanca with cellist Frederik Driessen.

She later moved to the Netherlands where she graduated under the tutelage of Michel Dispa. She completed her studies with a master in chamber music and cello with Karine Georgian at the Royal Northen College of Music (UK). Iris Jugo was awarded two consecutive times with the Dámaso Award to Cello Performance. In 2005, she was awarded the second price of the chamber music award Sir Charles Groves (England).

As a chamber musician, she performed in important European festivals such as Salamanca Capital Europea de la Cultura, Artenavas (Spain), Sheffield Music Festival (UK), Daniel Muziek Dagen o el Orlando Festival (Netherlands). She also successfully performed in an important number of recitals in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Portugal, France, Spain.

Iris Jugo recorded part of the chamber music written by E. Homs for music label VERSUS, short contemporary pieces as Amelia's Will for label RC (Holanda) and a piece of composer Grazyna Bacewic along with piano player Irene de Manuel for the recording Women Composers, published by the Women Institute (Spain). She was selected for the 2018 cohort of the prestigious Global Leaders Program, that each year selects rising musical change-makers. She is currently in charge of the project Inspiration Persona, performs in several orchestras in the Comunidad de Madrid and she is a full time professor of cello at the Professional Music School Manuel de Falla in Alcorcón, Madrid.