Ana Maria Raga
Ana María Raga, ¬Venezuelan choral director, pianist and professor of choral conducting at the Unearte (University of the Arts). Some of her works have been published by Hinshaw Music, Inc. and Éditions À Coeur Joie. She holds a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting from the Simón Bolívar University. She is currently studying for a degree in Music Therapy at the Universidad de los Andes. She is Professor of the CAF Social Action through Music Program, Latin America. Ana María Raga has founded several choirs (children’s, women’s and mixed) and was guest conductor at the World Youth Choir project in 2009. Ana María was a member for almost 30 years of the ‘Fundación Schola Cantorum de Venezuela’, with which she is still connected. She has given lectures and workshops in Venezuela, North and South America, Europe and Asia. Raga is the founder and president of the Aequalis Foundation, an organization that focuses on three lines of action: artistic, educational and health through choral singing. She currently heads Aequalis Aurea (female choir), the Colegio Humboldt Choral Project (children's choirs) and the UMA university choir (mixed).