Biography

Maria Elisa has been part of the musical productions for artists such as Mary J Blige, Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, JLo, Natti Natasha, Il Divo, Laura Pausini, Juanes, Kronos Quartet, Nashville Symphony, Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, New World Symphony, among many others. Since 2015, Maria has worked as recording and mixing engineer at Art House Studios, founded by multi-awarded Grammy and Latin Grammy producer Julio Reyes Copello, for the most important Latin and US Latin artists in the industry.

Maria Elisa has been recognized by the Latin Recording Academy® with the Leading Ladies of Entertainment honor in 2019, for her outstanding performance as a professional and socially conscious woman within the arts and entertainment fields, inspiring the next generation of female leaders.

As an independent audio engineer, Maria Elisa has worked for a variety of artists, producers, studios, and record labels from different musical genres such as: Juanes (Colombia), Kronos Quartet (CA), Nashville Symphony (TN), Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra (Colombia), Heiga Studio (FL), El Ritmo Records (Colombia), Creative Caffeine Studios (TN), Fiona Records (Colombia), Pino Squillace (TN), Ben Sturgell (TN), Adam Dalton & B Sides (TN), Farina (Colombia), Gatoblanco (Colombia), Rosa Rosa (Colombia), Alba Triana (Colombia), New World Symphony (FL), Emmanuel Briceño (FL), Melymel (Dominican Republic), Mozart La Para (Dominican Republic), Meli Malavasi (CA), and many others.

In 2016, Maria Elisa created the independent label South Mountain Music, as a platform to develop and produce inspiring music from upcoming and talented Latin America artists. She has served as Board Governor and Chair for the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, Florida Chapter.

Since 2007, Maria Elisa has worked as university professor teaching several courses related with audio and music in Colombia, Tennessee, and Florida. She has moderated panels and discussions for Grammy U, Music Expo, IMSTA Fest, and The Recording Academy, among many others in past years.

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