Lia Uribe, bassoonist, is assistant professor of music at the University of Arkansas, principal bassoonist of SoNA, and member of the Lyrique Quintette. Dr. Uribe maintains an active career as a chamber musician, orchestral player and artist-teacher. Her international work includes concerts in Colombia, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Finland, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Japan and Argentina, as well as multiple USA venues. As an advocate of new music, Lia Uribe works closely with contemporary composers -especially Latin-American and Latinx- to commission, perform and record works for the bassoon. Her research interest is centered on Latin-American music, with emphasis on representation.