Vera Lugo is a vocal artist, teacher, and composer from San Juan Capistrano, California. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from California State University, Northridge in 2015 and has since worked as a freelancer throughout Southern California.
A professional chorister, session singer, and jazz vocalist, Vera enjoys utilizing her large vocal range in a variety of musical settings. She performs regularly with many ensembles, including social justice choir Tonality and the non-profit Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles where she serves on the board as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair.
Vera boasts a robust private teaching studio in piano and voice. She also teaches group piano and voice classes at Barnsdall Junior Arts Center in Hollywood, CA.
Vera's choral and vocal compositions have been debuted by the Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles and at Santa Monica First United Methodist Church. A multi-instrumentalist, Vera specializes in sparse vocal arrangements that imitate non-vocal instruments. She also enjoys producing guide tracks for choral recordings.
In her spare time, Vera can be found singing harmonies with The Beatles, arranging songs on a dinky toy piano, and finding the most fun sounds to make on a theremin.