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Beatriz Helguera-Snow


A native of Mexico City, Beatriz Helguera-Snow is an active performer as recitalist and chamber musician, and in great demand as a collaborative pianist. Prestigious concert venues include live performances for WFMT Radio in Chicago​Pianoforte Chicago, Fullerton Hall of the Art Institute, Ganz Hall, Goodspeed Hall, Chicago Cultural Center and Depaul University.​ She is also a member of the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players. She holds a Master Degree in piano performance from Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (where she received the Meadows Outstanding Achievement Award and the Epstein B'nai Brith Award)​as a student of Dallas Symphony pianist Alfred Mouledous,​and a Concert Pianist Diploma from the National Conservatory of Music of Mexico where she graduated with highest honors as a student of ​eminent pianist ​Maria Teresa Rodrigue​z​.

In Mexico, ​Ms. Helguera​ has played as a soloist with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México, the Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes, and other​s, and participated in master classes with pianists Jorg Demus, Paul ​Badura-Skoda, Jorge Bolet, Angélica Morales and more. She​ has played solo and chamber music recitals in all major recital halls of México City, including live broadcasts for Radio UNAM​, IMER, and the Cultural TV station. Some venues: Sala Manuel M. Ponce of Bellas Artes, Sala Nezahualcóyotl, Sala Carlos Chávez, Palacio de Minería, Museo Nacional de Arte​ and many more.Beatriz was awarded a grant by FONCA (National Foundation for the Arts and Culture in Mexico) to record a double CD "Voices of Mexico Past and Present", Chamber Music of Mexico in the XX and XXI Centuries, which was recorded at WFMT studios in Chicago and released in 2015.​ The CD was presented in a concert tour in several cities of Mexico, and also presented in Chicago for the Latin MusicFestival (at WFMT and the Art Institute of Chicago Fullerton Hall) and in New York City for the Panamerican Musical Art Research. She has taught hundreds of young pianists over the last 25 years, as part of the faculty of Betty Haag Suzuky Academy, DePaul University Music Community Division, and her private piano studio, has coached chamber music for Midwest Young Artists and other music organizations and has been a collaborative pianist and accompanist for many music departments, festivals and competitions.

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