Carolina Borja

Cello, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher

Carolina Borja

SAA Member


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Carolina Borja is a bilingual educator. She’s been a committed, loving, knowledgeable,creative, passionate artist and Suzuki instructor for a decade. Carolina loves sharing her abilities, knowledge and spirit with parents/guardians and students from diverse backgrounds in kindergartens, schools, universities and academies, as well as her private studio.

Ms. Borja is an eclectic freelance cellist that collaborates with symphony orchestras, dance companies, chamber music ensembles, folk fusion and world music bands, as well as interdisciplinary groups of artists on a regular basis. She is currently a member of the bands Cellocentric and Kombilesa Asé.

In addition to her cello studio, Carolina works as a program developer, teaching artist and performer with the Center for the Arts-Inspired Learning.

Thanks to a Fulbright scholarship Carolina completed a Master’s degree in Cello Performance Pedagogy at Ohio University. She has also been a Martin Luther King and the United States State Department Fellow, among other distinctions.

In 2015, Ms. Borja created the scholarship Afro Colombian Strings  to support strings’ students from the African diaspora in Colombia.

“Where love is deep, much can be accomplished”. S. Suzuki