Style: World; Pop; Opera; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Mezzo-Soprano, Professor of Voice, Operachi, VO,Court Certified Spanish Linguist
Bio: Dr. Ulloa is a world pioneer celebrating the many styles of Hispanic song with specialty in classical and folkloric styles in Mexico,including mariachi. She herself has been featured as a soloist on national and international stages in Europe, Mexico, Peru, and the USA. She inadvertently discovered the Operachi style of mariachi singing and champions safe Mariachi vocal training from beginners to her many competition winners, including national mariachi champions and finalists of the Festivald e la cancion latinoaericana (which she won 7 times). Dr. Ulloa holds a doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado, with MA and BA in music from Yale University and UC Berkeley. She trains singers in European Classical opera and song, or healthy breathing techniques for other styles. She has performed in 14 languages and has recorded 7 CDs, many of them prize winning. Dr.Ulloa recently published 3 volumes of Mexican Art Song with Classical Vocal Reprints and is writing a book, The Mariachi Voice with Oxford University Press. She also trains voice-over actors and linguists on vocal production as well as accent reduction at annual national conferences(NAJIT) and privately. She has published songbooks in conjunction with Mac Millan/McGraw-Hill, Pearson Music, Mel Bay Publications. Dr. Ulloa contributed a chapter Introducing The Mariachi Vocal Tradition in the SYWTS NATS World Music Singers book. She was raised in Panama, Mexico City, and later in Madrid, where she trained in zarzuela and Spanish song. For voice training information see www.voicetrainerdr.com. For Recordings: www.juanitamusic.com, www.operachi.com, www.Spanishforsingers.com, www.juanitacantaconmigo.com, upcoming www.mariachivoice.com.
For more information call (510) 499-2222.
Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano
Music Styles Taught: World; Pop; Opera; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I offer lessons in a group environment; I accept students through a college or university program