Angie, Piano Instructor is a pianist and composer born in Costa Rica. In 2009 she received a scholarship to further her piano studies with Dr. Donna Lee at Kent State University. In 2013 she was accepted at Dr. Ray Kilburn’s piano studio at Ball State University for the degree of masters in piano performance and pedagogy.
In 2015 her compositions were accepted by the composition department at BSU, thus making her a candidate to pursue a double masters in piano performance and pedagogy, and composition. At BSU she had the opportunity to study with composers Dr. Jody Nagel, Dr. Derek Johnson and Dr. Eleanor Trawick. As a new resident to Kansas City she is excited about immersing in the music scene and expanding her music career in performance, composition and teaching.
We had Angie as a piano teacher for 3 years and we loved her since the beginning . She has so many qualities like great personality, excellent teacher, willingness to work with us when we were struggling… – Magy L.
Notable works in 2016 include her electronic piece titled El Sueño which received an honorable mention in La Metáfora de los Sonidos competition. Her work in electronic music titled I want to know what goes on in your head premiered at Ball State’s EM (Electronic Music) concert series.
Additionally, her commissioned artwork was featured in the 2016 documentary Freedom is Written in the Stars premiered on Indiana’s local and state PBS. She is excited to perform and premiere her upcoming chamber music duo for piano and violin titled Reminiscence, and her piano trio titled Monet’s Water Triptych.