Prof. Manuela Iparraguirre

Guitar Teacher, Student

Manuela Iparraguirre

SAA Member


Buenos Aires C, Argentina
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She was born in 1994. She began her guitar studies through the Suzuki Method at the age of 8, with the teacher Diana Chagalj.
She finished her studies as a Guitar Teacher in 2016 at the Gilardo Gilardi Conservatory of Music in the City of La Plata, Argentina,with an average of 9.19.
She participated in numerous festivals and took master classes with very important guitarists as Berta Rojas, Carlos Martínez,Romilio Orellana, among others.
During 2017, she participated in the Latin American Guitar Specialization at the Luis Gianneo Conservatory, where she took classes regularly with the teacher Eduardo Isaac.
Later, she continued her training taking classes the with the teachers Miguel de Olaso and Víctor Villadangos.

She was selected in 2008 and 2014 to participate in the SAA SUZUKI CONFERENCE, in Minneapolis, USA.
In 2010, she participated as a solist in the Guitarras del Mundo Festival.
Since 2017, she has been a member of the Camerata Argentinade Guitarras, one of the most recognized guitar ensambles around the world. She has performed during various tours and concerts, and she participated in the recording of the album “Leo Brouwer:Complete Works for Guitar Ensamble”. Due to the exchange between the group and the prominent Cuban composer, she had the opportunity to premiere some of his works for ensembles and work with him on various occasions.
She has participated in concerts in the main theaters of Argentina, such as the Usina del Arte, the Centro Cultura Kirchner, the Teatro Argentino, the Coliseo Podestá, the Radio Nacional Argentina, among others.

She has completed 15 courses on the Suzuki Method and the application of this methodology in the classical guitar learning. She has taken courses in Ecuador, Peru and Argentina.
She has been providing classes through this methodology since 2016, and since 2021 she is the director of the Suzuki guitar project at the Gilardo Gilardi Conservatory of Music, in Argentina, one of the latin america suzuki project totally free and open to the comminuty.
In addition to the courses on the Suzuki Method, she has completed a Postgraduate Degree in Early Childhood Education, a Specialization in Inclusive Education (FLACSO) and the Harvard University online course “Introduction to Family Engagement in Education”.
In 2018, she gave master classes to students from the Posadas Conservatory of Music, in Misiones, Argentina, during a national tour of the Camerata Argentina de Guitarras. Also, in 2021, she participated giving lesson in the Suzuki Assosiation of Mexico camp, and in 2024 she gave master class lessons during the Campamento Marqués de Mancera, in Chile.
Currently, she works teaching guitar to children and adults at the Gilardo Gilardi Conservatory of Music, the EstíMusicalMusic Institute (institute specilized in the Suzuki Method) and online to students from all around the world.