Deborah "La Cocodrila" De La Torre
Deborah De La Torre has an award-winning music career as a pianist, music composer/arranger, instructor, classical performer, art festival founder, film producer and recording artist/producer. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of Miami, Florida, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Regis University in Denver. She is passionate about Caribbean, Latin American and Spanish/Iberian musicology, and performs under the name of “La Cocodrila“ (the lady crocodile) on account of her fierce playing style. Deborah is often invited to speak and teach at conferences and academic institutions on topics such as composing, performing and filmmaking. Her 2018 album, ”¡Coño! (But With A Swing)” continues to enjoy critical acclaim around the world and was recorded at Rocky Mountain Recorders in Denver.