Tiffany Cuaresma (age 20) is a composer and vocalist from San Diego, captivated by music’s ability to resonate with others. Her music has received awards from the National YoungArts Foundation, National Young Composers Challenge, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Texas Young Composers Competition, Guitar Salon International, and the Emerging Young Composers Competition. Tiffany is a Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Composition alumnus. Her music has been performed by International Contemporary Ensemble, Thue Le, Bo Bokyung, Steve Cowan, and Jon Nakamatsu. Cuaresma also enjoys film scoring and multi-disciplinary projects. Tiffany is pursuing a B.M. in music theory-composition and studying business at Rice University.