A San Diego native, Tiffany Cuaresma is a composer and vocalist captivated by music’s powerful ability to resonate with others. Her music has received awards from the National YoungArts Foundation, National Young Composers Challenge, Austin Symphony Orchestra’s Texas Young Composers Competition, and the Emerging Young Composers Competition. Tiffany is also a Boston University Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Composition Program alumna and the Luna Composition Lab James Rosenfield Fellowship Recipient. Her music has received international recognition from the Guitar Salon International and performances from internationally-acclaimed artists such as the International Contemporary Ensemble, Thue Le, Bo Bokyung, Steve Cowan, and Jon Nakamatsu. In addition to concert music, Cuaresma enjoys film scoring and multi-disciplinary projects. She has scored several films including a film for the UCLA Graduate Program in Film and Television. Currently, Tiffany is pursuing a B.M. in music theory composition and B.A. in sociology at Rice University.