Mr. Angel M. Falu-Garcia

Violin, Viola Teacher, Administrator

Angel Falu-Garcia

SAA Member


Rochester, MN
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Teaching Viola and Violin in Rochester, MN.

Angel Falú-García started playing Viola at age eleven while attending the Puerto Rico Youth Symphony Orchestra Program in San Juan. At age sixteen he is accepted into the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music Pre-College Program to study with Guillermo Figueroa and Jaime Medina and Roberto Milano. 

As a freelance artist, Falú has performed in a variety of venues to include; US Virgin Islands, Guadalajara MX, Dominican Republic and cities like San Juan PR, Akron OH, Green OH, Westport NY, Burlington NC, Portland OR and Rochester MN.   

Nowadays, he works as a Suzuki viola and violin teacher at his own studio located in downtown Rochester, MN. He is also a faculty member of the Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association (SEMSA). An organization made of parents and local teachers who’s mission is to help promote good quality music education in the community.  

Before moving to Rochester, Falú worked as a violin teacher at the Jauregui Violin Studio and was one of the In School Program violin teachers for kindergarten and 1st grade students at the Rosa Parks Elementary School in Portland Oregon. A program funded by BRAVO Youth Orchestras.

Prior to his move to Portland, Falú worked as a faculty member for the Puerto Rico Conservatory Pre-College Program where he taught Suzuki viola, violin and Despertar Musical (Early Childhood Music). He also worked as a Curriculum Consultant for the Despertar Musical Project, which helps educate and train Pre-school teachers in the importance of music education and how to incorporate it as part of their teaching curriculum and the classroom routines. Up until the summer of 2015, he was a member of the San Juan Chamber Orchestra, which was created to promote a classical music impact on children, and it’s mission is to create cultural awareness in order to improve the quality of life of the Puerto Rican Youth.

Angel Falú holds a B.M. in Viola Performance from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music and a M.M. from The University of Akron where he studied with Prof. Alan Bodman.