Isabel Guerra is an instructor of violin, viola, cello, and piano. She has been playing the viola for over 14 years, and along the way has studied the violin, cello, and piano. She is a recent graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she received her Bachelors in Viola Performance under the direction of Kate Hamilton and Jason Bonham. During her time at UNLV she was a member of the Chamber and Symphony Orchestras, and she co-founded a student orchestra with the UNLV Honors College. The Honors College String Ensemble became a regular performing group for university events and ceremonies. In addition to her work at the university, Isabel also attended the Hot Springs Music Festival on a full scholarship.
Isabel has been teaching privately in Las Vegas for over 7 years. She currently teaches students of all ages all across the Las Vegas Valley. Her students have joined Las Vegas Youth Orchestra, Honor Orchestra, received superior ratings in Solo and Ensemble, and have become leaders in their own school orchestras. In addition to teaching privately, she also teaches elementary music at the Coral Academy of Science. Her teaching experience extends beyond the music room. Isabel has taught and coached swimming and running for many years.
Along with her extensive teaching experience, Isabel also plays professionally around Las Vegas. Notable performances include the Latin Grammys, Latin Billboards, UNLV Galas, and other special events. She continues to maintain her skills as a professional musician so she can impart practical skills to her students.
Isabel has a strong passion for music and teaching. She believes every student has their own unique musical voice. Her mission is to help her students find and nurture that voice.