Juliana Bolaño is a second-year graduate student at Georgia State University pursuing a M.M. in Choral Conducting. As well as working with Dr. Jennifer Sengin and Dr. Deanna Joseph in the choral conducting program, she also works at the Cathedral of Christ the King as a staff singer. Juliana has recently branched out into research – she has presented at the Georgia State University Graduate Conference and the University of Toronto Graduate Music Conference on her research on Nun-Composers of the Italian Renaissance. Prior to starting at Georgia State, she lived in Deland, Florida, where she studied Music Education at Stetson University. During her time at Stetson University, she served as the CNAfME Chapter Vice President, ACDA Chapter President, and as a member of the Student Advisory Council at her School of Music. Before graduating in May of 2022, she also had the privilege to work as a student conductor with the Stetson Chorale under the direction of Dr. Andrew Larson, where she began to discover her love for conducting.