Maylin Anabel Cruz Fonseca

Maylin Anabel Cruz Fonseca

Born in Holguín, Cuba, in 1995. Since 2019, she studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Fundación Ramón Areces “Alfredo Kraus” Voice Chair, currently with professor Susan Bullock CBE. She has been granted scholarships by MAEC/AECID and Fundación Albéniz.

She started her musical training at the age of ten at the Manuel Muñoz Cedeño Professional School of Arts in the oboe field. At the age of 15, she entered the José María Ochoa Conservatory of Music, where she studied intermediate level in music and, specialised within the voice field, until she graduated in 2014 with the highest qualifications. As a student of the School, she has attended masterclasses by Konrad Jarnot, Francisco Araiza, and Adrian Thompson.

From 2015 to 2018 she worked as soloist at the Teatro Lírico Holguín Rodrigo Prats (Cuba). She has been semi-finalist at the 21st International Singing Competition of Trujillo (Peru, 2018), winner of the 12th Rodrigo Prats National Singing Competition (Cuba, 2018), finalist at the 2017 National Singing Festival in Cuba and finalist at the Musicalia National Competition of the University of Arts (Cuba, 2015 and 2016). In 2017 she was selected to perform as the main character of Cuban zarzuela “María de la O”.

As a student of the School, she has performed within the World Heritage Cities series in Toledo and Ibiza.