Percussionist Elizabeth Galvan, a top prize winner at the Universal Marimba Competition in Belgium, July 2011, is a native of Michigan. She received a Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude, from the University of Miami, studying with Ney Rosauro, and received her Master’s Degree, summa cum laude, from the Manhattan School of Music. Ms. Galvan played in the International Youth Asian Arts Festival in Kagoshima, Japan and at Carnegie Hall for the world premier of Christopher Rouse’s first wind ensemble composition. She recorded as a soloist on Ney Rosauro’s CD “Early Mallet Works.” Elizabeth lives in Miami, FL and teaches percussion at Miami-Dade College. You may contact Ms. Galvan at www.elizabethgalvan.com.