From a very early age, Cecilia knew that she wanted to pursue a career teaching music. With this in mind, Cecilia earned her Associate Degree from Nazerene Bible College and eventually a Bachelor of Music with an Education Emphasis K-12 from Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo).
While at CSU-Pueblo, Cecilia was a member of many university ensembles including the university wind ensemble, orchestra, horn, choir, and chamber choir. In addition to participating in ensembles, Cecilia was a music theory tutor and beginning piano tutor.
Currently, Cecilia is a section coach with CCYO and the band director for the Pikes Peak Home School Band & Strings program. Cecilia also teaches private instrumental lessons for voice, F horn, and piano and directs the choir at St. Benedict Church in Falcon, CO. In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys making music with others and reading.