Is the Assistant Professor of Oboe at Baylor University. She is principal oboist with the Waco Symphony and performs with the Baylor Woodwind Quintet and Baylor Wind Trio. Dr. Alvarez has established herself as a teacher, orchestral musician, chamber musician and oboe soloist. Through performing, university teaching and master class presentations, both nationally and internationally, she is recognized as an outstanding musician and pedagogue. Her oboe studies began at the Victoriano López School of Music in her native Honduras, and continued at the University of Southern Mississippi (BM), Baylor University (MM) and Eastman School of Music (DMA). Her primary teachers are José Angel Abrego, Patricia Malone, Doris DeLoach, and Richard Killmer. She has performed in several orchestras in Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Texas and Wyoming. She is also principal oboe with the Avanti Masterworks Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. She has toured Panama, Costa Rica and Thailand and performed and/or presented master classes in Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, Thailand, Florida, Connecticut, Georgia, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, New Mexico and Texas. She formerly served on the faculty of the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Alvarez is a Marigaux artist.