Vanessa Paola Cera Bula

Vanessa Paola Cera Bula

She was born in Barranquilla (Colombia) in 1988. She studied at the Central University of Colombia with Sarah Cullins, Camila Toro and Francis Díaz and in the Singing Graduate School of Madrid with Héctor Guerrero. She has attended master classes from Juan Tomás Martínez, César Gutierrez, Juana Lascarro, María Teresa Uribe, Eduard Jiménez and Rosa Domínguez. She currently furthers her vocal technique studies with Professor Camila Toro. In 2016, she was finalist of the young lyric singers’ competition organized by the Plácido Domingo Training Center in Valencia. She has performed several operistic roles such as Dido in “Dido and Eneas”, Rosalinda in “Die Fledermaus”, Princess and Chipmunk in “L’enfant et les sortileges”, Magda in “La Rondine”, Amelia in “Amelia al Ballo”, Susanna and Barbarina in “La nozze di Fígaro”, Countess in “Black, el payaso” and Adina in “L’elisir d’Amore”. In 2011 she took part in the Viva Madrid production presented in the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo in Bogota under the baton of maestro Miguel Roa. She has performed at the Colombian Opera (2012), Universidad Central opera workshop (2013) and Teatro Colón in Bogota (2014). Since 2017, she studies with Professor Ryland Davies in the “Alfredo Kraus” Fundación Ramón Areces Voice Chair of the Reina Sofía School of Music. Fundación Mario Santo Domingo granted her a tuition and an accommodation scholarship.
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