World Class Whistler & Freelance Horn Player​

Professional Whistler
      From the glowing lights of Las Vegas, to the sleepless city of Tokyo, Tracy Echeverri has performed as a horn player and whistler in numerous venues across the world. This rising professional musician graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor's of Music Performance and is currently freelancing in South Florida.

      Throughout her childhood, Tracy developed a solid musical background and gained a plethora of experience performing in orchestras, chamber groups, contemporary ensembles, and jazz settings. At the young age of 18, Tracy began collaborating with many talented musicians as a whistler. In 2014, she had her first live performance with the Anglo-American Ensemble at the University of Miami, under the direction of Carlos Rivera. That same year, she appeared multiple times with the Big City Folk Band. Shortly after, she performed alongside vocalists, Justina Shandler and Will Newman for the Festival Miami, Johnny Mercer Foundation concert. They received a standing ovation and won second place with their arrangement of Skylark. In 2016, Tracy competed in the World Whistlers Convention in Kawasaki, Japan. Her whistling has been heard in Miami jazz venues such as the Fish House, Sunset Tavern, Books and Books, and venues throughout Calle Ocho. In July 2017, this whistler performed in one of New York City’s most famous and historical jazz venues, Birdland, receiving another standing ovation.

       Tracy has appeared on Japan's number one television show, "Why Did You Come To Japan?" during the summer of 2016. More recently, Echeverri was filmed and interviewed for the Universal Language documentary by award- winning director, Richard Fox. In addition, She was asked to appear on ABC's Pilot Television show, Las Reinas. She will also be making a future appearance on America's Got Talent-keep a look out!

      Echeverri has been featured on numerous independent music projects such as Thomas Sulkoske's CINE  Competition composition, One Man, 8
Cameras, Grace Cecilia's rendition of Charlie on the MTA, Hayden Mapel's composition, Searching for the Stars, and his arrangement of Toots 
Thielemans' Bluesette. Tracy Echeverri is currently working on her EP, which is set to release in 2018.

         Her main whistling influences are Toots Thielemans & Geert Chatrou.
Freelance Horn Player

        At the young age of 11, Tracy began her musical journey as a horn player. Throughout her time at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, she particpated in many presitgious ensembles such as Music For All's Honor Orchestra of America (2011 and 2012) under the direction of Larry Livingston, the Grammy award-winning Las Vegas Academy Jazz Band, and the Las Vegas Youth Philarhmonic. This young horn player later went on to pursue her Bachelor's in Music Performance at the University of Miami, Frost School of Music on a full scholarhip.

        While attending this institute, she was quickly exposed to other genres of music and greatly developed her musicianship. Tracy has had the opportunity to perform with the Frost Symphony Orchestra and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra with guest artists such as Jon Secada and Monica Mancini. In addition to performing with an orchestra, she has experience in the jazz world. Tracy recorded with University of Miami's, Concert Jazz Band on multiple occasions and shared the stage with the Studio Jazz Band as a versatile horn player. 

       During the summers, she attended music festivals such as Idyllwild, Tuachan, and the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. Tracy has experience performing in chamber ensembles, as well as large ensembles. She had a hand in helping the Las Vegas arts community flourish by performing at a large fundraiser with her woodwind quintet at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. A year later, this woodwind quintet performed live at the FOX 5 news channel studio in Las Vegas.

       Recently, she participated in a Student Downbeat Award winning Latin Ensemble performance, directed by Rafael Piccolotto de Lima. At the 2017 BOCA Arts Festival, she played with the HMI Orchestra for the live world premiere of the original Pink Panther score.

       Tracy's primary horn instructors include: Beth Lano, Richard Todd, Bill Bernatis, and Szilard Molnar​

       Tracy hopes to soon obtain a successful studio whistling career and perform as a jazz whistler/horn player with her own ensemble.