MARI ESABEL VALVERDE (b. 1987) has composed choral, vocal, symphonic, and chamber works. Her music has been featured at conventions and festivals such as Chorus America, the Oregon Bach Festival, the Association of British Choral Directors, and Texas Music Educators Association. Her works are published by earthsongs, Santa Barbara Music Publishing, and Walton Music and self-published. She holds degrees from St. Olaf College, the European American Musical Alliance in Paris, France, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.