Born in Buenaventura, Pacific Coast of Colombia, Betty Garcés completed her vocal studies at the Antonio Maria Valencia Conservatory in Cali, Colombia under the direction of Professor Ivonne Giraldo. With the generous funding from a group of friends and institutions in Cali, she enrolled at the University of Music under the direction of Professor Klesie Kelly Moog to specialize in opera, lied and dramatic arts. In 2012, she finished her Master's Degree with honours and began proficiency lessons at the University of Music and Drama in Hannover under the direction of Professor Gudrun Pelker. Betty has performed different roles such as Cleopatra in "Giulio Cesare", Fiordiligi in "Cosi fan tutte", Violetta in "La Traviata", Second lady in "The Magic Flute", Jano in "Jenufa", Madam Euterpova in "Hilfe, Hilfe die Globolinks" and Mimi in "La Boheme".

As a soloist, she has performed in singing recitals and concerts in Germany and Colombia. Her repertoire includes Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, Puccini, R. Wagner, Korngold, Schönberg, Debussy, Rachmaninov and R. Strauss, among others. Betty completed her first national Tour in November 2012 with renowned Colombian pianist Alejandro Roca. In August 2013 Betty was an active member of the "Junges Ensamble" by the Opera of Gelsenkirchen. She made her debut at the Opera of Colombia as soloist soprano in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony accompanied by Maestro Diego Mateus and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. In 2014, she performed the role of Liú in Puccini's opera "Turandot" with the Colombian Opera in Bogotá and was invited to sing as soloist in the Reopening concert of Teatro Colón" in Bogota where she sang H. Villalobos "Floresta do Amazonas" with the Colombian Symphony Orchestra. Additionally she performed R. Strauss "Four last Songs" with the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra and at the International Society for the Performing Arts ISPA Congress 2014. In 2015 Betty performed her "Ma Vie en Aquarelle" International Tour with the Pianist Antonia Valente in Vienna, London, Argelia, and with the Colombian Pianist Alejandro Roca in Washington and New York.