Bio

Diana Rosa Alvarez Diaz, originally from Havana, Cuba, began her musical studies at the age of seven on the piano and began playing clarinet at the age of ten. She studied at the Conservatory of Music “Amadeo Roldan”, received her Bachelors in Music degree and studied a chamber music postgraduate course at the Universidad de Las Artes (ISA) in Havana, Cuba. She pursued a Master Degree in Music Performance at Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA. 

Diana has attended to several Music Festivals and competitions in her country and participated in the International Woodwind Festival (IWWF 2012) in the United States. In addition, she has participated in Master classes with renowned professors such as Wenzel Fuchs, Richard Vieille, Jorge Rotter, Jorge Montilla and Georgi Fedorenko.

She was a member of the quartet of clarinet “Ebanos de La Habana” for five years and also worked with the “Camerata Romeu” Orchestra, the Opera and Ballet Orchestra of Cuba and the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba as a Bb Clarinet and Bass Clarinet. She also worked as a clarinet teacher at the Conservatory of Music Guillermo Tomas and received a pedagogical training with a Teaching Assistanship at Cambridge Upper School.
Currently, she holds her own Clarinet Studio, an educator at Walpole High School in MA and a founding member of the "Four Beats Clarinet Quartet".