The soprano is a current studio artist at Houston Grand Opera. In 2020/21 she performed in HGO’s new digital season in Vinkensport, The Snowy Day, and Hansel and Gretel, as well as in the Studio Showcase. Other appearances include recitals with Cincinnati Song Initiative and at the Rienzi Museum of Fine Arts as part of the studio recital series, and a concert of Baroque cantatas and arias with Mercury Chamber Orchestra. In the 2019/20 season, Villalón portrayed Inès in Donizetti’s La favorite and La Mujer in Javier Martínez’s El Milagro de Recuerdo (world premiere) at HGO. Villalón is a former Gerdine Young Artist with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, where she made her professional debut as Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro. Villalón was a Grand Finals winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2019.