The Venezuelan choral conductor, María Guinand, was formed as choral conductor under the tutelage of Alberto Grau . She had her musical studies in Venezuela and England, where he obtained her Bachelor of Music degree in 1976 and her Master of Music degree in 1982 at the University of Bristol . She studied choral and orchestral conducting with Helmuth Rilling and interpretation of Gregorian Chant with Luigi Agustoni (Switzerland) and Johannes Berchmans Goeschl (Germany).
María Guinand is choral director, university professor and director of many choral projects at national and international levels. She has developed an intense teaching activity in the areas of music theory, analysis, history and aesthetics of music, harmony and choral conducting. She has held important positions in national and international choral organizations, and is continuing to deliver workshops, conferences and conduct concerts of symphonic and choral repertoire Latin coral invited.