Latin Infusion Oct. 25 on Marco

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Musical Interludes with a Latin twist is part of Collier County wide festival “¡ARTE VIVA!” a Celebration of Hispanic Art and Culture.

Latin Infusion!  is the first of the 2022-2023 season on Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at Marco Island Centre for the Arts. Attendees will experience a kaleidoscope of Latin music including boleros, Latin pop, traditional folk music from Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Spain, and more. Join Gulfshore Opera’s GO Diva Erika Ramirez from Venezuela accompanied by guitarist Jose A Fernandez-Acosta

Venezuelan soprano Erika Ramirez,obtained her degree with honors in “Music Performance” at Universidad de Los Andes (Mérida- Venezuela) as a student of the famous Venezuelan baritone William Alvarado. She also studied in Spain with Montserrat Caballé and with René Morlóck at the Stuttgart Bach Academy. Erika made her opera debut as Giannetta in L’elisir d’amore in 2005.

Other opera roles include Gilda in Rigoletto and Despina in Così fan tutte. On the concert stage, she has performed frequently with the main orchestras of Venezuela and as a recitalist in Spain, Italy, Panamá, Perú and United States. Her very diverse repertoire includes music styles from Renaissance, Baroque, classical, Bel canto opera, traditional Spanish song with guitar accompaniment, Latin American music and Broadway musicals. Erika recently established residence in Fort Myers and is part of Gulfshore Opera staff as a teacher for the Harmony Choir and a member of the costume team.

Tickets are available now by calling 239-394-4221 or online at for $25 to members and $30 to non-members.

Marco Island Center for the Arts is located at 1010 Winterberry Drive.


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