(b Matanzas, Cuba, 1949).
Cuban‐born conductor and composer (Amer. cit. 1971). Emigrated to USA 1961. Founded chamber ens. Lontano 1976 for perf. of contemp. works which she cond. Cond. f.p. of Goldschmidt's Beatrice Cenci, London 1988. Works incl. Phasing, chamber orch. (1975); Lamento, amp. vocal qt., tape. (1978); opera Sister Aimée (1978–83); str. qt. (1985).