Estefanía Núñez Villamandos is a pianist, composer, arranger, and educator born in Havana, Cuba. She started studying music at the age of 6 and graduated from the National School of Music with a performance degree. She’s currently a student at Berklee College of Music pursuing a degree in film scoring and performance with a minor in music production and engineering.
Estefanía is a member of the band Mestizas, which specializes in the fusion of flamenco, jazz, and various Latin American and Caribbean folklore genres. She plays piano, sings, and arranges music for the band.
In 2015, she was selected by Salomón Gadles Mikowsky, a professor at Manhattan School of Music, to perform at the third Meeting of Young Pianists, a prestigious piano festival hosted in Cuba. Estefanía has had the honor to work or perform with many distinguished artists, such as Miguel Núñez, Aldo López Gavilán, Ernán López-Nussa, Aida Cuevas, Yaroldy Abreu, and others.
In 2016, she received a full-tuition scholarship to Berklee, where she’s had the opportunity to expand her musical horizons, from scoring films to performing and learning styles of music from all around the world, including jazz, flamenco, Brazilian music, Greek music, Cuban music, and Latin jazz.