CHRISTINA GIUCA  30, born in Chicago, Illinois, holds degrees from the Shepherd School of Music and Oberlin Conservatory. Ms. Giuca was a répétiteur for Opera in the Heights in Houston. Ms. Giuca was awarded a Collaborative Piano Fellowship at Bard College and has served on music staff for the Houston Ballet, Eastern Music Festival, and SongFest. Ms. Giuca was recently a guest artist at the Oregon Bach Festival Composers’ Symposium. 2017 marked her second summer at the Music Academy of the West, having previously attended in 2013.