Carlos Rivera Aponte completed his studies at the University of Puerto Rico and his Masters in Music Education with an emphasis on choral music at State University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He has worked as professor, director and dean of studies at the Children’s Choir of San Juan, Puerto Rico where he conducted several choral and instrumental groups.
Carlos is certified by Despertar Musical as a trainer, curriculum advisor and mentor. He is also certified at Level 3 of the American Orff-Schulwerck Association by the School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas. He teaches music at the University of Puerto Rico in several of its campuses, at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico and at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico.