Cynthia Castro is fast becoming the premier female artist in Latin music. Like many children of immigrant parents, Cynthia considers herself both Latin and American. Her Latin side gives her music incredible passion and emotion, while her American side gives her the freedom to develop her natural talent and pursue her artistic dreams.
Cynthia got her start singing in the children's choir of her church and by age 17 was the Parish Cantor. She began to perform at various events in the New York area, including the EPIC Foundation Gala to promote autism awareness and the New jersey Pops Orchestra. She was signed by her current record and management label and has developed into a featured solo artist.
Cynthia's dynamic talent is the talk of the Latin music world. Her sensual sound, five octave vocal range and original music make her a Latina performer with undeniable crossover appeal for today's multi-lingual Latin American audience. She has guts, passion, beauty and a voice to propel her into the hearts of all audiences.
She has performed throughout the U.S. on TV and at major live events including the 2007 Miami International Fashion Week Awards Show, The National Latino Literacy Festival, The Presidential Inauguration's Latino Gala, The Calle Ocho Festival in Miami, Univision's "Estrellas Al Despertar," Telemundo's "El Noticiero" and ABC 6 Philadelphia "Panorama," and more.
Cynthia was honored to be the first Latina ever to sing the "Star Spangled Banner" at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the New York Knicks Latin night "Una Noche de Ritmo" in 2006 & 2007. She was honored to receive the 2007 Celebrity Style in Music Award from Miami International Fashion Week. In addition, her song "Noche De Verano" was nominated for Best Latin Song for the 6th Annual 2007 IMA's- Independent Music Awards.
Her talent has attracted world-class performers to her debut album, including Grammy Award winning percussionist Cyro Baptista (Paul Simon, Sting), bassist Francisco Centeno (Aretha Franklin, Thalia, Whitney Houston), guitarist Mario Guini (Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez) guitarist Ricardo Ramos (Obie Bermudez, Rob Thomas), and trumpeter Hector Colon (Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco). She is classically trained by renowned concert pianist and artist developer Vera Tisheff; who trained multi-platinum recording artist Vanessa Carlton and Grammy Award winning musical director Paul Bogaev.
Cynthia is poised to be her generation's pop Latina music sensation.
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