Artist Profile

Ariacne Trujillo Duran

Grammy Nominee Ariacne Trujillo was born in Havana, Cuba. She began her career as a child prodigy. Blessed with perfect pitch, she’s had a vast career as a concert pianist and composer, achieving Master Prices and special mentions in National and International Cuban Competitions and performing at the top Theaters and Halls of the Country. At age 14 Ariacne was chosen to perform with the symphonic orchestra of Matanzas and Santiago de Cuba. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in music, piano performance from Cuba’s hyper-competitive ISA conservatory while working as a singer at the legendary Cabaret Tropicana.

In 2002 she arrived in New York City after winning a residency fellowship in musical composition at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Since then, Trujillo has been in numerous significant projects such as the 14 piece, New York Times acclaimed Timba band “La Bolá” where she was the musical director, pianist and vocalist and the Pedrito Martinez Group, where she performed for over 10 years as pianist and lead vocalist; becoming one of the virtuoso pianist and singers from the New York Area.