The dominican Cellist based in Vienna holds a  master degree from the University of Music and dramatic arts of Vienna. Her minors included Composition, Music and Cultural Management and old Music . At the moment she is collaborating as first Cellist with the Kittsee Festival Orchestra,  Haydn Orchestra Eisenstadt, Max Steiner Orchester, Kammerorchester Operavia,  Wiener Schubert Symphonieorchester. Spirituosi is her project, which consists of 2 guitars, flute, voice and cello and is mainly focused on popular or folkloric music of latinamerica. Her new project is a piano and cello duo called Duo Selvaggio along the chilean pianist Hugo Llanos Campos. As a Soloist she has played with the orchestra Concentus 21, the National Symphony Orchestra of the Dominican Republic and the Orchestra of„ Conservatorio Nacional de Música“ von Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.

 

National and International concert tours as a chamber and orchestra musician brought her to different countries such as Germany, Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, England, Spain, Italy and Dominican Republic with the Bach Chamber orchestra, Vienna Performance Orchestra, Trio Peña Comas, Spirituosi, Animus Quintett, Symphonia Vienna, Junge Philharmonie etc.. in very famous Concert Halls, such as Musikverein in Vienna, Lisztzentrum Raiding, Haydnsaal Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, Forbidden City in Beijing, Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai, Auditori Josep Carreras de Tarragona, Teatro Nacional and Palacio de Bellas Artes de Santo Domingo.

 

She has participated in the Festivals: Europees Musiekfestival voor de Jeugd 2007, Haydn Klang 2009, Wiener Festwochen 2008, 2014, 2016, Musikwochen Millstatt 2015, Musi Open Air Bad Kleinkirchheim 2015, Expo Milano 2015, Ravello Festival 2015, Schubert Festival  Wien 2017, Festival Kittsee 2018, Mel bonis 2018 and the Horizonte Landecker Festwochen 2016, 2018.

 

Awards: 2018 Global medal  winner as member of Spirituosi, 2015 wins El Soberano Award as a member of Spirituosi for„ the best classical concert of the year“ in Dominican Republic. 2013- Special recognition at the Youth National Prize in Santo Domingo for her achievements in Music. Is nominated to the most important prizes in D.R. El Soberano in the category classical artist in a foreign country. 2011- Recognition for her achievements in Music from the Government of Dom. Rep. also is awarded with a Scholarship offered by Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund from the Tokyo Foundation for her academic and human excellency. 2020 she will release her cd El canto del cisne negro along the chilean pianist Hugo Llanos Campos as the Duo Selvaggio.

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