Fanarelia Guerrero López began her piano studies in her home country of Nicaragua. She received her BM in Piano Performance from the University of Costa Rica, and a MM in Piano Performance from Texas State University. She has an active career as a soloist, collaborative pianist, and pedagogue. She has performed in the main concert halls in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, as well as in Texas, Oregon, North Carolina and South Carolina in the US.
Ms. Guerrero is committed to spreading Latin American music to new horizons. Recently, she has been working on her research of Nicaraguan composer Luis Abraham Delgadillo, which is focused on a catalog and a pedagogical leveling of all the piano works of the composer, as well as a recording of these works. She presented part of this research at the University of South Carolina, Bellarmine University in Kentucky, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy 2021, and at the VI Symposium for Pianists in Costa Rica. In 2022, she will present an all Latin-American music program, where she will perform all 24 Preludes and the US premiere of the Piano Sonata of Luis Abraham Delgadillo. Come and see how Fanarelia is paving the way so future generations can have access to the music of this celebrated Latin American composer.
Currently, Ms. Guerrero is part of the Latin America and Iberian Peninsula committee at The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy. She is a Doctoral Candidate in Piano Pedagogy at the University of South Carolina, where she serves as the President of the MTNA-UofSC chapter.