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Argelis began her music studies in Panama City, Panama where she graduated with a degree in guitar performance from the National Conservatory of Music and a bachelor of arts in music from the University of Panama. She was then awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study in the United States. After receiving a master's degree in music from the University of Oregon Argelis returned to Panama, teaching guitar and harp performance at the National Conservatory and music appreciation at the University of Panama.

She has performed as a soloist guitar player and singer as well as with flutists, violinists, pianists, and singers in the United States and Central America. She has been featured with the National Symphony Orchestra of Panama and created the first National Guitar Orchestra of Panama.

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“Argelis’s smooth, velvety voice delivers music that touches your heart and inspires you to get involved in the magical world of jazz. Through the performance of sensual rhythms and melodies Argelis and her band provide the listeners with a high degree of enjoyment.” - Revista Siete

“Prescience is a work of style, talent, and class. Argelis is a truly versatile artist.” - Panama America

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