Emilia Diaz Delgado, guitar

Hometown: Santa Clara, California

Meet Emilia

Emilia appears on Show 388: Blanket Fort 2, recorded in May 2020.

Emilia Diaz Delgado (guitar), 11, is a fifth grader from Santa Clara, California. She studies guitar with Scott Cmiel at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she has performed in various recitals. Emilia has also played with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Sonora in Mexico, and in fundraising and community concerts. Her proudest achievements include organizing a fundraising concert to protect Arctic Refuge from oil drilling and winning 2nd Place in the 2020 SF CalASTA competition. Emilia loves nature, playing to the birds from her front porch, reading, crafts, and making jokes.

Listen to Emilia

Show 388: Blanket Fort 2
Etude 11 by Hector Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)