Alma was born in Mexico City, where she accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the age of 11.
Alma Rivera’s music ministry began in 1998 after she graduated from the Instituto Canzion, a worship school founded by multiple Grammy award winner Marcos Witt. As a bi-lingual performer, Rivera’s melodic sounds are enjoyed by English and Spanish-speaking audiences around the world.
Alma is a very happy, enthusiastic and determined person, who loves God with all her heart. She showcases a multicultural background through her music. She now lives in New York and is married to Richard M. Rivera who is also her manager.
Alma has sang in Times Square in front the MTV Studios, and has lead worship at Upper Room Christian World Center, a mega-church located in Long Island. Alma was also featured as a special guest on the Dino & Cheryl Kartsonakis show on TBN.
Her diverse musical style encompassing contemporary praise and worship, pop and Gospel.
*She has performed as a guest singer at Lakewood Church in Houston,
*with Ricardo Sanchez at Israel Houghton’s 2010 Deeper Level Conference,
* with Grammy Award-winning artist, Israel Houghton at the Upper Room Church in Dix Hills, NY;
*At Bishop Hezekiah Walker’s Love Fellowship Tabernacle, and at the “Heart Revolution Conference” with Pastor Sergio De La Mora.
Also, CBN brought their cameras into the studios for a behind the scenes look at the recording of her EP. But that did not stop there. CBN understood the move of God that was occurring with this production and decided to produce a music video for Alma’s single “King of Glory”.
*Alma shared the stage the with Dr. Juanita Bynum, with Alma singing her powerful single “I will call upon you Lord”
*Alma has performed as a guest worship leader at the Los Angeles Dream Center (Angelus Temple) with Pastor Matthew Barnett
Recording artist Alma Rivera has just released her single “King of Glory”, a Gospel /Contemporary Worship style track from her EP album, “Livin’ in your Love”, with Alma being one of the songwriters. This breathtaking piece was recorded with top of the line musicians that have worked in the past with Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton, Coko, Sound of New Breed, Nicole C. Mullen, Alvin Slaughter, Cece Winans and Martha Munizzi, among others.
Now days, Alma is ministering at conferences, events and churches
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