Odalis Aguirre, soprano, born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua is leaving her mark in El Paso, Texas as an emerging artist in operatic and concert work. Odalis was given the opportunity to perform for world renowned Mezzo-Soprano Federica Von Stade in a masterclass in January 2020. She has also been an award winner 3 years in a row at the regional NATS competition. Odalis was a top-place winner when she competed in UTEP’s Spanish Language Vocal competition in the Fall of 2019. In October 2019, she traveled to Leeds, England with the Chamber Singers where she performed in a quartet for Mozart’s Requiem at the annual event, Light Night. Odalis performed the role of Mimi (La Bohème) and Dolcina (Suor Angelica) at Opera UTEP in the Spring of 2019. In April 2020 she virtually performed at Opera UTEP’s “What is Opera” part 2 as Antonelli in the Zarzuela, El Duo de la Africana. In 2021 she was part of El Paso Opera’s Curbside Opera as a Junior Artist. In September 2021, she performed in the 2nd Annual Giving Voice concert featuring Cecilia Duarte. Odalis was the name character, at Opera UTEP’s Zarzuela, Luisa Fernanda this April 2022. Odalis is involved with her community. Every year she participates in the Christmas event The Living Christmas Tree, where she often performs solos in various genres, is part of ensembles and sings in the choir. Odalis aspires to be a traveling opera singer and spread her love and respect for music.