Carolina es una chelista de las nuevas direccciones, cantante de folclor , educadora y compositora Afrocolombiana que ha reunido su experiencia eclectica de colaboraciones con bandas de folclor, fusion y musicas del mundo, grupos interdisciplinarios de artistas, companias de danza, ensambles de musica de camara y orquestas. 

Carolina es magister en la pedagogia de la interpretacion del violonchelo de la Universidad de Ohio. Ha sido becaria Fulbright, Martin Luther King Jr. y del Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos entre otras distinciones.

Carolina es la directora y fundadora de la Beca Cuerdas Afrocolombianas y el Programa Musical Tutti.

 

Carolina is a new direction cellist, Afro-Colombian folk singer, educator and composer who has gathered her eclectic experience from collaborations with folk, fusion and world music bands, interdisciplinary groups of artists, dance companies, chamber music ensembles and orchestras. 

Carolina has a master's degree in cello performance pedagogy from Ohio University. She has been a Fulbright, Martin Luther King Jr. and United States Department of State scholar, among other distinctions. 

Carolina is the director and founder of the Afro-Colombian Strings Scholarship and the Tutti Musical Program.

More about Carolina

Leader  

(2021-Current) Sororii-Female led world music ensemble

(2017-2022) Kombilesa Asé - Music inspired in the African Diaspora ensemble

(2019) La Villa Hispana Orgullo Latinx-Short Music Film 

(2019) Kadara(Destinies United) with Kombilesa Asé -Album 

(2013) Latin American Music Ensemble-Ohio University 

Collaborator

(Current-2022) Afrotoscopia short animated film 

(2020- 2021) Reparaciones short animated film

(2017- 2021) Cellocentric - Classically Infused Folk and Jazz band

(2020) Cellocentric Artist Residency- Dubuque Arts Council 

(2019) Inferno with Maelstrom Collaborative Arts   

(2019) Free Form with Maelstrom Collaborative Arts  

(2014-2015) La Magdalena-Hispanic Folk Fusion Band

(2015) El Detalle Que Faltaba-Session Cellist

Discography  

(2022) Esperanza released with Sororii

(2019) Kadara(Destinies United) released with Kombilesa Asé   

(2013) MLEN Música Latinoamericana y Espirituales Negros- Cello Solo----LAMNE Latin American Music and Negro Spirituals-Solo Cello 

Commissions 

(2022) Cello music for the short animation Afrotoscopia

(2019-2020) Music for the short animation Reparaciones 

Awards 

(2022) Best Original Music Sountrack with Reparations

(2022) City of Annecy Award for Reparations short animated film

(2021) New Music Music USA Music Creator Development Fund

(2020) Best Music Videography+ Best Mid Short Made in Ohio for La Villa hispana Orgullo Latinx with Kombilesa Asé 

(2011) Fulbright Scholarship-Cultural Studies for Afro Colombian and Indigenous Communities

(2006) Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Nominations

(2021) Recognition of Excellence Award Fulbright Colombia