María is a member of the Stratus Chamber Orchestra . She holds a Master Degree in Double Bass Performance from the University of Miami, a Bachelor degree in DB Performance from Lynn University (former Harid Conservatory of Music) and a Bachelors of Music Education from the Metropolitan State University of Denver. María is a Strings Specialist for Aurora Public Schools as well as sub. She has a private studio in Aurora, is a Resident Artist at the Denver School of the Arts. María is also the founder and artistic director of the Denver String Quintet. She is Guest Artist with the Paramount Chamber Players April 2014 and 2015 in Tennessee and Virginia.