El Paso Pro-Musica
El Paso, TX
Felipa Solis is the Executive Director of El Paso Pro-Musica and works alongside three-time Grammy Award winning Cellist Zuill Bailey. She is back as a Film Reviewer for KTSM TV, KOFX Radio, writes film articles for City Magazine and hosts film festivals in El Paso, Sitka, Alaska and Spokane, Washington.
El Paso Pro-Musica seeks to enrich its community by recruiting professional, world-renowned artists to perform and provide captivating Chamber Music concerts with the primary goal of advancing music education and appreciation. By featuring singular performances accessible by all and conducting targeted educational outreach and community engagement, El Paso Pro-Musica is making music matter by engaging a new generation of music and arts enthusiasts.
Felipa is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, and continues to volunteer with organizations throughout the community including the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the Plaza Classic Film Festival and the El Paso Humane Society. Along with the El Paso Community Foundation, her family has established the Mickey Solis Scholarship Fund for students at Jefferson High School in honor of her late husband.
She was named the Humanitarian of the year by the League of United Latin American Citizens for 2014. Felipa Solis is also a voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association . Her love of the arts was instilled early on as her father, the late choreographer Antonio Triana took Felipa to sound stages while growing up in Hollywood, California.
Photo: University of Texas at El Paso