Operachi songstress and Professor of Voice, Juanita Ulloa has spent over 3 decades sharing unparalleled knowledge in Mexican song and other Spanish speaking vocal traditions, folkloric & classical. She was reviewed alongside Santana as artists in a niche of their own (Hispanic Magazine) and sings to inspire others and transform voices reflecting with the beauty and power of Hispanic vocal music. Raised in Mexico, Panama, Spain, Dr. Ulloa has toured internationally as a solo singer and adjudicator and offering master classes in Classical Hispanic and mariachi folk vocal styles. Dr. Ulloa has been featured as a soloist at international Olympic & major events, festivals, concerts, master classes & Latin Pops symphonies. She has recorded six prize winning CDs and songbooks of Mexican folk and original songs, is a six-time winner of Festival de la canción latinoamericana, and has won regional NATS, Disney and Parent’s Choice awards. In 2018, Dr. Ulloa published 3 volumes of Mexican Art Song (www.classicalvocalrep.com). She has authored chapters on the mariachi voice and has a forthcoming book on the same topic with Oxford (2021). Dr. Ulloa holds music degrees from Yale University, UC Berkeley, with a doctorate in vocal performance from University of No. Colorado (2015). She privately builds voices and careers while often discovering young singers from her Stockton home studio base or zoom. Many of her singers national competition winners of mariachi, Latin American, and NATS classical song competitions. Find her teaching a popular Introduction to Voice class via Zoom to national and international destinations, all from a Laney Community College base in Oakland, California. She has also taught at University of Texas at El Paso, Texas State University, Northwest Vista College, Austin Community College, and worked as
a piano accompanist at University of Texas in San Antonio.