Sylvia Cuenca is an active drummer on the New York jazz scene who is contributing outstanding performances in a variety of situations. She has had the honor of sharing the bandstand with saxophone legend Joe Henderson for 4 years and trumpet legend Clark Terry for 17 years, where she performed in over 10 countries.
Cuenca has been a longtime faculty member at the Jazz for Teens and Pre-Teen Program at NJPAC and the Stanford Jazz Workshop in California. She was also a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Drum Competition in 1992. Sylvia has also performed with Frank Morgan as well with Stan Getz.