Aliss Real, Trumpet

puerto Rico

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Aliss was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on January 20th, 2000. At 13 she began studying trumpet in the band program of Saint Francis School, under the tutelage of Mr. Luiz A. Diaz. She participated in the seminar “Song and Wind” led by Prof. Luis Fred during May 2013 and 2014. In 2014 she began her participation in the program of the Preparatory Band of the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico under the direction of Maestro Carlos Torres. In 2015 she joined the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Puerto Rico under the direction of Maestro Carlos Ávila where she participated as Lead Trumpet during the school year of August to May 2016. In 2015 she began studying at the Preparatory of the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico under the tutelage of Mr. Rafael Lebrón. On May 31, 2015 and May 29, 2016 she participated in the “Berklee in Puerto Rico” summer camp. On May 28, 2016 she participated in "Experiencia Sinfónica" with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Karlo Flores. At 16 she entered the “Escuela Libre de Música Ernesto Ramos Antonini of San Juan” on August 8, 2016. This is where she studied under the tutelage of Prof. Rafael Parrilla. She was a member of the Symphony Orchestra of Escuela Libre de Música Ernesto Ramos Antonini of San Juan, as principal trumpet under the direction of Maestro Karlo Flores.

On May 27, 2017, she participated for the second time in “Experiencia Sinfónica” with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Maximiano Valdéz. On July 15-22, 2017 she was selected to participate in the first “National Take A Stand Festival” directed by Gustavo Dudamel and Thomas Wilkins at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California. In January 2018 through May 2018 she played at the Metropolitan Area Youth Symphony Orchestra, as principal trumpet. On July 5-15, 2017 she was selected to participate for the second time in “National Take A Stand Festival” directed by Gustavo Dudamel and Jeffrey Grogan at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California. On August 2018 she was invited to play at “Longy’s El Sistema Summer Academy 2018” as principal trumpet, at Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA.

Currently she is practicing her Trumpet skills under the direction of Dr.Randolph Lee in Gainesville, Florida.