Assistant Director of Education & Production
Aurel Garza-Tucker began her work with the Austin Chamber Music Center in the fall of 2015, following the conclusion of her music studies. Her previous experience as an arts administrator during school impressed on Aurel the importance of music education and led her to pursue a full-time career in arts administration. Aurel loves that her job enables her to work closely with students and professional artists while allowing her to experience new musical adventures on a daily basis.
In her free time, Aurel, a bassoonist, plays with various ensembles in Austin and maintains a private lesson studio. She is the Secretary of the Austin Civic Orchestra Board of Directors and of the Sigma Alpha Iota – Austin Alumnae chapter. Aurel holds a Bachelor of Music Performance from Louisiana State University where she studied with Gabriel Beavers and a Master of Music Performance from The Florida State University where she studied with Jeff Keesecker.