Director, The SFUAD Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Artist Teacher of Voice
B.M.E., University of New Mexico (Vocal Concentration)
M.M., University of New Mexico (in progress)
Ms. Lina Ramos, a native New Mexican, is an arts educator, director, conductor, opera singer, and performer. She has served as an educator for over 30 years, including such remarkable experiences as teaching in inner city schools in Washington, DC, and rural schools in New Mexico. As an artist and singer Ms. Ramos continues to perform all genres of music, such as her recent appearance as Saraghina in the concert version of the musical Nine, and for such groups as the Bach Society in Santa Fe, NM. She studied voice with Marilyn Tyler during college, with a decade of additional studies with the acclaimed mezzo-soprano Miss Jean Kraft. In service to the community, Ms. Ramos feels fortunate to have conducted and directed over 20 shows in the past six (6) years for the musical theatre family, various churches, and private schools. In 2013, Ms. Ramos received the Best Music Director award from Albuquerque Little Theatre for her work on the production of Les Miserables. Ms. Ramos also continues to teach drama, choir, and voice in numerous settings, such as her recent work with the Santa Fe Opera Alto Program.