Julieta Alvarado teaches a variety of music courses at Saint Paul College, including Music Appreciation, American Music, Music of Latin American and the Caribbean, Music in World Cultures, History of Rock and Roll, Jazz History, and Music Theory and Aural Skills. Julieta has previously taught as Assistant Professor of Music at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Lake Superior College, Duluth, Saint Catherine University, Saint Paul; and Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota.
She holds a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University, and received a Ph.D. in Leadership for Higher Education with high distinction from Capella University, Minneapolis.
An award-winning harpsichordist, Julieta has performed widely in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. She has received multiple national and international awards for research and performance.
Julieta is a recipient of two U.S. Fulbright Scholar awards to Latin America (Bolivia, 2001-2003, and Panama, her native country, 2009-2010), and is currently is on the Fulbright National Peer Review Committee. She also serves as Fulbright Campus Representative for Saint Paul College, and is President of the Board of the Fulbright Association - Minnesota Chapter.