About Isla Bennett
Get to know Isla Bennett
Isla Bennett has been teaching students of all ages, special needs and requirements for over twenty years. She has been sharing her love of music and helping students experience that same joy through learning the guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, music theory, songwriting, and performing in guitar, and pop ensembles. She believes each student is unique, and that everyone has the ability to experience and enjoy music making. She adapts her teaching methods to nurture different learning styles, and to help students reach their potential and goals.
Ms. Bennett is a former middle school guitar teacher, elementary school general music teacher, guitar and string bass University adjunct instructor, and guitar and other strings private music studio instructor.
Ms. Bennett holds a Master Degree in music performance, and a Bachelor Degree in music education and performance. She studied classical guitar, string bass, flamenco guitar and performed as a member of guitar ensemble, guitar quartet, orchestra, chamber ensemble, and as member of chamber choir.
Ms. Bennett regularly performs guitar, ukulele, banjo, and bass guitar with music theatre companies, pop, and rock music ensembles. She has given solo guitar recitals and been a featured guitar soloist with orchestra, chamber ensemble, and chamber choir. She has commissioned new music for the instrument, and given world premiere performances of new compositions for guitar and bass, and guitar quartet. She also composes, arranges, and produces original music for diverse acoustic and electric instrumental ensembles.