Natalia Dominguez Rangel was born in Bogotá – Colombia. Started her studies at “Pontificia Universidad Javeriana” University. June 2008 she obtained her bachelor degree and later in May 2010 her master degree in composition from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
She has taken composition lessons with Harold Vasquez, Eblis Alvarez, Keyla Orozco, Louis Andriessen, Brian Ferneyhough, Martijn Padding, Richard Ayres, Julia Wolfe, Theo Loevendie , Wim Henderickx and Fabio Nieder. She participated with one of her pieces in the Festival “AIKITWIF, WIR, IKIA” made in the Westergasfabriek (machinegebouw).
In the year of 2004 she obtained the second prize on a competition with her piece DeeP NeST that made the Quink ensemble. In 2004 she wrote two micro pieces for the ensemble Adaptor that were performed in Reykjavik – Iceland on December, then in February 2005 in Berlin, Germany.
In 2007 she premiered in the Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ in Amsterdam her electronic piece “Visages, schizophrenic thoughts” in 2008 (same place) the ASKO ensemble premiered her piece “Las casas del ferrocarril” , 2009 the Nieuw Ensemble premiered her piece “Speech Perceptions” She participated and has been the curator of several evenings of the DNK.
In 2008 she was commissioned by dutch artist Ruchama Noorda to write a piece (string trio) for a short film made in collaboration with canadian video artist Brian McKenna. The installation opening was on the 26th September 2008 and ran until the 4th January 2009 in Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal in Leiden at the Scheltema building.
In 2008 she wrote a small Opera for the “Marco Polo project” in collaboration with the De Nederlandse Opera.
In February 2009 she participated in the Young Composers Meeting and wrote a piece for the “de ereprijs orkest”
In March 2009 she was commissioned by Mediamatic to write a piece for the opening of “Wat Spinoza”
In October 2009 her piece “Speech Perceptions” was selected for the prices Henriëtte Bosmansprize and Tera de Marez Oyensprize in which she was the prize winner and got commissioned to write a new piece. With the same piece she was invited to participate to the “Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival”; where the piece was performed once again by the Nieuw Ensemble.
In September 2010 she premiered her piece “Song Cycle” commissioned by the Tera de Marez Oyensprize at the “Gaudemaus Music Week Festival”
In June 2011 she premiered “Broken Particles”, a piece commissioned by the Dutch trio 7090 and funded by the FONDS PODIUM KUNSTEN in Holland.