Cecilia maintains an active career as a collaborative pianist and teacher in the DC, Virginia, and Maryland area. She holds a Bachelors degree in Piano Pedagogy from The Catholic University of America where she studied under Jose Ramos Santana. She began teaching 5 years ago and currently runs her own private studio in Maryland using pedagogue skills and techniques to help further their playing while maintaining a creative, enjoyable atmosphere of learning. She currently is a church accompanist for Capitol Hill Baptist and was the choral accompanist for the CUA Chamber Choir from 2017-2018. She has had the opportunity to participate and perform at the Puerto Rico International Piano Festival in 2016 and 2017. Back in 2014 she was chosen as a prix winner to perform at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall.