The soprano (TDO debut) is a current studio artist at Houston Grand Opera. At HGO during 2020/21 she performed in the company’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/Donizetti’s La favorite and La Mujer/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/The Marriage of Figaro. She has performed scenes from Lucia di Lammermoor and Fidelio with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. In spring 2019 Villalón was a Grand Finals winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.