A harpist trained by the institution of Music from the Condition College or university of Rio de Janeiro, Cristina Braga was the 1st harpist from the Orquestra Sinfônica carry out Teatro Municipal carry out Rio de Janeiro (Symphonic Orchestra from the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro), having also studied with Susan MacDonald in Indiana. In 1992, she earned the Medalha de Ouro competition, sponsored by her college or university (UFRJ). From 1993 to 1996, Braga was among the directors from the Globe Congress of Harp. Her professional debut was like a soloist for the orchestras Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira and Orquestra Sinfônica Pró-Música (from Petrobrás). In 1995, she participated in the Songbook Instrumental Antônio Carlos Jobim, interpreting with Mário Sève “Deus e o Diabo na Terra perform Sol” (Tom Jobim). As an associate from the instrumental quintet Opus 5, Braga documented CDs which were released internationally. In 1996, she documented using the Brazilian traditional guitarist Marcus Braga the Compact disc Alianças, focused on Brazilian composers. On her behalf Compact disc Feliz Natal, she interprets a Xmas repertoire compiled by essential talented composers like Chiquinha Gonzaga and Assis Valente. In 1997, she joined up with the group Bambu. Having documented within the next yr the Compact disc Natal Brasileiro, once again focused on the Xmas repertoire, this time around dealing with soprano Cérange Imbert. Braga in addition has backed, in displays and recordings, performers like Nara Leão, Ângela Maria, Moreira da Silva, Quarteto em Cy, Zizi Possi, and Titãs, amongst others.