Mexican vocalist/looper Lizeth Ruvalcaba returns to the Bay Area for a solo concert of electronically-augmented voice. Ruvalcaba is a singer and multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Her main instrument is her voice; with it, she makes atmospheric and ethereal music that is deeply rooted in Mexican tradition.
Liz Ruvalcaba is a singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and live looping artist from Guadalajara. Her main instrument is her voice; with it, she makes her music sound atmospheric, ethereal and deeply rooted in Mexican tradition. She’s a specialist in choir and vocal ensembles, and has taken part in opera galas and concerts with several orchestras from all around Mexico for more than 20 years.
For six years, Liz was the lead singer and songwriter of the live looping duo CIAN, with whom she traveled to Havana Cuba to the ‘Les Voix Humaines’ International festival organized by maestro Leo Brouwer.
Liz has been actively participating in Y2K International Live looping Festivals since 2014, and she was honored with the invitation as a headliner artist in 2019. She has recorded two albums and one EP. The albums were made in collaboration with the international ‘Positive Songs Project’, created in Birmingham, U.K. during pandemic with the purpose of making music that helps people overcome the negative effects of confinement in 2020.
She has many long-distance collaborations focusing on experimental music and improvisation with artists from Mexico, the USA, and around the world.