Award winning mezzo-soprano, tv/radio host and principal soloist with orchestras and opera houses around the world, Guzmán reached international attention for the title role in Bizet's Carmen, (Fire-breathing actress, devastingly sexy.” TIME magazine). She and is a champion of premiere works creating Kennedy Center: Menotti’ s Goya, (The Duchess), Daniel Catan's Florencia-(Paula), The Industry Opera’ s Hopscotch (Lucha), Eric Whitacre's Gift of the Magi (Shelia,) to name a few. Honors include three Emmy Award nominations and two wins (2019 & 2021) for Co-Host of L.A. County's Holiday Celebration; a Grammy nod for the 2006 Best Classical Recording; Helen Hayes Award Best Actress nod for Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors directed by Giancarlo Menotti.