She is a
violist and teacher, born in Chile, who relocated to the United States and took her musical studies in New York.
She attended the Juilliard School of Music and graduated from there
with her bachelors and masters degrees as well as her doctorate.
In her career
as a professional musician she has held the position of Principal Violist
with several ensembles that include the American Composers Orchestra, the Colonial
Symphony, the Lyrica Chamber Players, Manhattan
Philharmonic the Opera Orchestra of New York and the Pierrot
Consort Chamber Ensemble. She
has also performed with the New York Pops Orchestra, toured Europe with Barbra Streisand, performed on the
Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera and
performed at the White House with the Eos Orchestra.
As a chamber
musician she has premiered contemporary works as a member of Canta Libre, the New Music
Consort and the Group for Contemporary Music. She has also performed chamber music
with the Elysium Ensemble, the Ge Gan-ru Ensemble and the Modern Works String Quartet
performances she has taken part at the Aspen Music Festival, the Great
Lakes Music Festival, Mostly Mozart and the Spoleto Festival in Italy.
She has also been a soloist with The Bronx Art Ensemble, Long Island University’s C.W. Post Orchestra, Pro Arte
Chamber Orchestra of New York, The Queens Chamber
Band with whome she also performed on viola d’amore, the University of Southern California Symphony Orchestra. And Westfield Symphony
appeared on several recordings during her career to date that include Mozart:
Elysium String Quartet and Friends by the Elysium String Quartet, Fall
of Baghdad by the Ge Gan-nu
Ensemble, Embrya by Maxwell, Harpsichord
Alive: New York City Music by the Queens Chamber Band and The
Complete Columbia Albums Collection by Woody Shaw as well as Virgil
Thomson: Chamber Works and the original cast recordings of Nine
and Sunday in the Park with George.
In the field
of musical education she has held masterclasses
and performed as a recitalist in Asia
while on State Department tours and has held a faculty position at the
Bennington Chamber Music Conference, the CW Post Chamber Festival, Long Island University and New York University.