A young yet mature voice from Puerto Rico, and currently one of the most promising in Puerto Rico. Honoring a strong musical background from years of education at the Escuela Libre de Música and the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, Carlos Aponte debuted as solo vocalist at the age of 16 along with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra performing both Puerto Rican and international classical songs.

He obtained an Honorable Mention from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts in 2005 and he followed this accomplishment with a performance for Nobel Prize Winner for Peace Óscar Arias in San José, Costa Rica.

In 2007 he performed with The Bronx Arts Ensemble Orchestra in New York at the Hostos Performing Arts Center, in compositions by William Cepeda. That same year, he was a guest artist at the “Gala de Zarzuela” with the Ópera de Costa Rica.

He returned to New York in 2008 for “La danza en dos tiempos,” a concert at the Hecksher Theather in El Museo del Barrio; again, accompanied by The Bronx Arts Ensemble Orchestra. He followed this performance with a fundraising concert for Casa de la Herencia Cultural de Puerto Rico, also in New York.

In 2010, he received a Medal from the UNESCO’s Association; he was a special guest at the Cartier event “Barcelona-Paris.” In December 2010, Carlos was a guest artist at the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas concert series.

He has also performed the National Anthems of United States of America and Puerto Rico in several International Boxing Matches broadcasted by Pay Per View.

At Sanya, China, he delighted an international audience of 1.5 billion viewers during the Miss World 2010 Pageant.

Ever since his highly acclaimed performance in America’s Got Talent in 2010 - more than 15 million TV viewers - the world’s eyes found a new focus.

Some of his more popular presentations include the concerts of The Canadian Tenors, and Il Volo, both in the Coliseo of Puerto Rico. He has participated in concert with Puerto Rican legendary singer Danny Rivera, and the pianist Adlan Cruz.

Carlos, has kept busy participating in important events and receptions; including the Anniversary of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has been the interpreter of the United States Anthem in the Inauguration of the New Governor of Puerto Rico in 2017.

In 2018, was the special guest artist at the Anual Gala "Cielo" of Latino Commission on Aids in Wall Street, New York. This year, as well performed together with Grammy Award in Jazz Charlie Sepúlveda in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

In 2019, Carlos Aponte was the special guest artist at Miss Universe Puerto Rico.

*Photo by: Saul Padua