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Ms. Aliuska Diaz

Music Specialist Teacher

Ms. Aliuska Diaz obtained a diploma in teaching and performing flute at the National School of Arts, Havana Cuba in 2001 under the tutelage of Prof Guillermo Antonio Pedroso and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the National Institute of Arts, Havana Cuba in 2006 under Prof. Raul Valdes (1st flute National Symphonic Orquestra).

She worked as an apprentice of Jose Luis Cortes (el Tosco), founder of The Cuban Flute School and creator of the Cuban genre Timba, a prominent figure in the Cuban music and Latin jazz scene worldwide, a non-profit project together with Prof Pedroso, to teach the tradition of Cuban flute rhythms and improvisation.

She has taught at the International Centre for Music in Doha, Qatar as a flute, aural training and music theory teacher and locally at several schools across Singapore. Her teaching experience covers students from young to adults and as a performer her repertoire includes from classical music to jazz, latin, bossa nova and her beloved Cuban music.