Basilio Astulez graduated in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country and studied music at Vitoria-Gasteiz. He teaches Choral Singing at the Leioa Municipal Music Conservatory, where he founded the „Leioa Kantika Korala“ children’s choir in 2000 and the „SJB“ mixed youth choir in 2008. Both choirs have taken part in festivals all over Europe and have won numerous awards at competitions (i.e. Tolosa, Arezzo and Neerpelt). Basilio also conducts „Vocalia Taldea“, a multi awarded and renowned female ensemble. With his choirs he has recorded various CDs and toured several times through Europe and America. He worked with leading soloists, orchestras, directors and groups. Basilio Astulez currently teaches Choral Conducting for educational institutions, universities and different choral federations in Spain. He is frequently asked to be a jury member for different competitions and to run choral singing courses and seminars in Spain and abroad. He also teaches Choir Conducting at the Musikene Higher Conservatory of the Basque Country since 2018.