Highlights

Career Highlights

  • Third Prize and ECHO Special Award at the Inaugural La Maestra Competition
  • Named conducting fellow of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Seattle Symphony
  • Winner of the 4th CSO Sir Georg Solti Conducting Competition and Apprenticeship
  • Founded Unitas Ensemble, a chamber orchestra dedicated to performing works by Latin-American composers. Since 2014, have given nearly a dozen world, North-American, and U.S. premieres, and released their debut album Estaciones
  • Selected as one of the final eight participants for the Bernard Haitink Masterclass at the Lucerne Festival
  • Debut with Tulsa Opera in The Little Prince: First Latina conductor to conduct a mainstage performance in a U.S. Opera House
  • Selected for the 2017 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute at the Dallas Opera: First Hispanic Conductor ever selected. Mentored by Carlo Montanaro, Marin Alsop, and Nicole Paiement
  • Feature Articles in the Boston Globe, Seattle Times, CNN, TELEMUNDO, Semana

Awards/Honors

  • 2021 Sphinx Medal of Excellence
  • ECHO Special Award, La Maestra Competition
  • Third Prize, La Maestra Competition
  • 2020-2021 Solti Foundation US Career Assistance Award
  • 2020 SPARK Impact Award, Innovation in Arts and Culture
  • Winner of the 4th CSO Sir Georg Solti Competition and Apprenticeship
  • 2017-2019 Taki Concordia Fellowship
  • 2017 Bruno Walter Scholarship of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music
  • 2016 El Mundo Boston 30 Under 30

Biographical Info

  • Born in Cali, Colombia
  • Moved to the United States in 2010; currently residing in Philadelphia, PA
  • MM, GD, Conducting, New England Conservatory; principal mentors include Charles Peltz and Erica Washburn.
  • DMA, Conducting, Boston University. Mentors Include Bramwell Tovey, Benjamin Juarez, and Stefan Asbury
  • Alumna, Tanglewood Conducting Seminar, Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors at the Dallas Opera, Lucerne Festival, and Cabrillo Music Festival