Puerto Rican violinist Francisco Cabán is a professor at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. A frequent soloist in the United States, Spain, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico, he also serves as a member of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra. His intensive pedagogical work includes the creation and artistic direction of the Conservatory’s annual violin festival. As a visiting professor Cabán has conducted workshops, master classes, and recitals at various universities in the United States (New Mexico, Texas, Tennessee), at Music School of Queretaro in Mexico, at the National Conservatory of Peru, and at the Latin American Academy of Violin in Venezuela. Cabán studied violin and chamber music at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico with professors José Figueroa and Joaquín Vidaechea. He continued his studies in the United States, where he earned a Master’s degree at Temple University in Philadelphia and a doctorate in violin performance at the University of Texas at Austin. He pursued further studies in Europe and the United States with teachers Eugene Gratovich, Helen Kwalwasser, Gerárd Poulet, and José Luis García Asencio. In the award-winning album Ola Nocturna, Professor Cabán, together with the distinguished pianist Ivonne Figueroa, has captured important works of Latin American repertoire for violin and piano. His most recent album, Ola Diurna, includes music from the Americas for violin. Pianist Kevin Class and violinist Cármelo de los Santos collaborate in this CD production.