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Coro Latinoamericano-Pittsburgh

Music Director

Cuban-born Adrea Araoz began sharing her fifteen years of music experience with Coro Latinoamericano in June 2014. Since beginning her work with Coro Latinoamericano (COROLA), she was also instrumental in the reestablishment of COROLA's children's choir, in collaboration with Executive Director Kenya C. Dworkin. Both choirs are now under her direction.

In Cuba, after having received specialized music and piano instruction throughout her primary and secondary education, she graduated from the prestigious Escuela Superior de Arte, in the nation's capital, Havana, as a trained choral director and pianist.

Before coming to Pittsburgh, she worked for the African Heritage Culture Arts Center, a regional facility of the Miami-Dade Division of Cultural Affairs, where she developed and finally instituted a children's choir and offered individualized piano and voice instruction (1999-2007). In 2005, she was also Acting Director of the Hispanic Heritage Cultural Arts Center, for the Miami-Dade Country Division of Arts & Culture, where she responsible for the Raíces festival, among other music and dance initiatives.

Prior to working for Miami-Dade Division of Cultural Affairs, she worked as an Assistant Conductor for the Prometeo Chorus, and Assistant Piano Teacher and Voice Tutor at the Wolfson Campus of Miami-Dade Community College (1995 -1998).

- Maestra Adrea Araoz