Laura Carrasco began her music studies at the Escuela de Bellas Artes of the Universidad Michoacana and the Escuela Superior de Música of the Conservatorio de Las Rosas, continuing them in the USA. She earned her Bachelor?s and Master?s Degrees in Collaborative Piano at Shenandoah University in Virginia. There she was also winner of two of the Annual Baroque Music Competitions.
Laura Carrasco earned her Master?s Degree in Organ at the North Carolina School of the Arts of the University of North Carolina and currently she is in the Doctoral Program at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, New York. Her professors have been Dr. John E. Mitchener and Dr. Hans Davidsson, and has performed in masterclasses and courses withJean Guillou, James D. Christie, Guy Bovet, Malcolm Bilson, Hannfried Lucke, William Porter, and Rudolph Lutz.
Laura Carrasco has performed in concertante works (organ, harpsichord, and piano) with the Aguascalientes, Coyoacán, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Carlos Chávez, and the Escuela Superior de Música del I.N.B.A. symphony orchestras, as well as with the Jalisco Philharmonic, the Camerata de Michoacán and the Orquesta de Cámara de la Universidad Michoacana. She also appeared as soloist with the NCSA Percussion Ensemble in North Carolina in 2001. She has performed individual recitals and as a member of the Trio Morelia in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA, ahere she has performed in the Bach-Handel Festivals in Virginia and in the series L?Organo of the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in South Carolina.
In the year 2001, Laura Carrasco presented in the USA the complete known works for organ of the mexican composer Joseph de Torres, and organized in Mexico the continental premier of the newly rediscovered Gloria by G. F. Handel
She was also selected to participate in the international recital that took place in the Saint-Eustache Church, Paris, in august of 2001. She has received first prizes at the soloist competitions organized by the Filarmónica de Jalisco, and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán and made the first recording in concert organ of the Concertino for organ and orchestra of the composer Miguel Bernal Jiménez for the Warner label.