Dr. Liliana Guerrero is Assistant Professor of Voice and Director of Vocal Studies at Texas Lutheran University. The daughter of Mexican and Cuban immigrants, her research focuses on advocating for Latinx voices in classical music and she has received fellowship funding for this endeavor from the Society for American Music. She is sought out as a lecturer and panelist on the topic of diversity, inclusion, and equity in song literature and contributes her expertise as an Art Song Advisor for the Institute for Composer Diversity.
As a singer, Guerrero has performed with Opera Grand Rapids, Wichita Grand Opera, Winter Opera St. Louis, Teatro Lirico d’Europa, GLOW Lyric Theatre, Windy City Opera, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus. She holds awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the NATS Artist Awards, the National Opera Association Opera Scenes Competition, the Naftzger Young Artist Competition, and the Bel Canto Foundation. Notable roles include Curley’s Wife (Of Mice and Men), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Norina (Don Pasquale), Cunegonde (Candide), Morgana (Alcina), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), and Despina (Così fan tutte).