Costarican flustist Dalia Chin is an active performer and educator in the city of Chicago. She is a founding member of Chicago-based ensemble Fonema Consort. She is also member of the Chicago Composers Orchestra dedicated to perform music by living composers. Besides her performing career, Dalia is an active educator in the city. Currently, she is the program director for the Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project, flute faculty at Near North Montessori and Conductor of the flute choir at the DePaul Community Division. Dalia is an advocate of new music, often working directly with composers in performing and premiering their works. She has curated projects as “in the same breath” for which she earned the DCase grant from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Dalia Chin earned her Bachelor Degree in Music Performance in the University of Costa Rica, her Master in Music Performance at Florida State University and Post-Master degree at DePaul University. Her teachers have been Maria Luisa Meneses, Eva Amsler and Mary Stolper and she has had masterclasses with Jonathan Keeble, Walfrid Kujala, Robert Dick, Hernan Jara, Christopher Krueger and Alberto Almarza.