KATTY M., Suzuki Guitar

Katty began her guitar studies in Guatemala at the age of 6, concentrating
in Latin American pop music on acoustic guitar. She ventured on her own and became skilled
and various genres and instruments (electric bass, mandolin, ukulele,banjo), but fell in love with
the classical guitar. At the age of 18 she decided to concentrate solely on classical guitar and in
New York, she began her studies with Jon LaRotonda and Peter Press. She completed her
Performance in Classical Guitar undergraduate degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, under
Frederic Hand at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College and shortly after her Master’s
degree under the same tutelage. She has taken master classes with various world renowned
guitarist such as Sharon Isbin, Ana Vidovic, Dale Kavanagh, João Luiz Rezende Lopes. She
actively performs as a soloist and with her duos: Duo Metropolitano (two guitars) and Duo
JKLM (flute and guitar)
Katty has been teaching for over 10 years in Westchester County and Fairfield County,
Ct. She enjoys teaching all ages, and makes sure she matches her instructions with individual
learning styles. She fell in love with the structural aspects of Suzuki and is now certified. She
believes the most important part about being a musician is to pass your knowledge to the next
generation so they are inspired to make the world a better place through music.

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