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Faculty

Conservatory Administration

Conchita Espinosa, Founder
Alicia Espinosa, Founding Administrator

Maribel Zubieta Diaz, Director Emerita

Ana Diaz-Zubieta, Ph.D., Conservatory Director
Carol L. Diaz-Zubieta, CFO, CEA Director

Ronn Daniels, Artistic Director
Maria Ofelia Armas, Conservatory Administrator
Elisabela A. Valls, Ed.D., Communications Director

Isabel Chao, Assistant Administrator
Yamilka San Emetrio, Music Department Assistant
Cristina Masdueño, Administrative Assistant

Conservatory Faculty

DANCE

Danella Bedford, Ballet, Lyrical and Jazz Department Head, Tap
Marisol Moreno, Spanish Dance Department Head

BALLET
Danella Bedford
Kenia Garcia Cabrera, Ph.D.

Patricia Strauss,  Guest Ballet Teacher

LYRICAL
Danella Bedford

SPANISH DANCE
Marisol Moreno
Cristina Masdueño

HIP HOP
Ali Goudreau

CUBAN DANCE
Giselle Molina Diaz

PIANO ACCOMPANIST
Yan Carlos Artime
Aly Tejas


THEATRE

VISUAL ARTS

Karina Vazquez, Visual Arts Department Head

MARTIAL ARTS

Orlando Rivadeneira
Daniel Osorio

 

CONSERVATORY STAFF

Cecilia Garcia-Rodriguez, Dressing Room Monitor
Pilar Garcia-Rodriguez, Dressing Room Monitor
Patricia Fernandez, Dressing Room Monitor

MUSIC

Maestro Marlene Urbay, CEC Music Department Head
Yirka Ledón, CEA Music Department Head

BRASS
Antonio Perigo

GUITAR
Mirtha de la Torre, Guitar

MUSIC THEORY
Norman Milanes
Tania Nuñez

ORCHESTRA
Maestro Marlene Urbay

PERCUSSION
Conrado Garcia

PIANO
Ibette Acosta 
Ileana Cortizo
Alina Gonzalez
Yoanna Hernandez
Lizet Ledón
Yirka Ledón

Tania Nuñez
Iliana Raymat
Maestro Marlene Urbay

STRINGS
Jose Antonio Guibert, Violin, Viola
Wendy Ocando, Violin
Jose Pradas, Cello

VOICE
Lucia Panizza
Eglise Gutierrez

WINDS
Lizet Ledón, Flute
Norman Milanes, Clarinet
Tania Nuñez, Clarinet
Iliana Raymat, Saxophone

XYLOPHONE, LIRAS & MELODICAS
Iliana Raymat

JOIN THE LEGACY

For 87 years, Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts (CEC) has maintained their commitment to the development of young artists. CEC offers students exceptional technical and artistic training within a nurturing environment that allows them to develop into human beings with a deep understanding, appreciation, and respect for the Arts. Enrollment is open to the community and not limited to students from the Academy. Classes are also available for professionals and adults.