Liliana Morales

YOLA and YOLA National

Liliana Morales is a Microbiology and Sociology student at the University of California San Diego. She is an alumna of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA), the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel’s El Sistema-inspired education program, as well as a YOLA National Institute (YNI) fellow. Liliana performed with YOLA at the Super Bowl Halftime Show and with various artists at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl and toured with the Los Angeles Philharmonic to London, South Korea, and Mexico. Through YNI, Liliana performed with their Sistema Scotland, Big Noise, Raploch peers at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2019.

In high school, Liliana was part of the Creative Writing Conservatory and National Honours Society at the Orange County School of the Arts and founded an El Sistema-inspired organisation in her hometown, La Habra, California. She is passionate about serving her community and finding new ways to integrate her musical background with science.