Thalia Navas is currently in the third year of her undergraduate degree at The Juilliard School, where she studies with Kim Laskowski. In 2019, she won the National Arts Centre Bursary Competition and was invited to play the first movement of Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto with the NAC Orchestra during their Christmas FanFair concert. This past summer, she was selected as a Bassoon Fellow of the Tanglewood Music Center. In 2019, she toured Canada and Spain as a member of the National Youth Orchestra. Thalia was also a participant in the 2019 New York String Orchestra Seminar, performing two concerts at Carnegie Hall under the baton of Jaime Laredo.