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Guitar Faculty

Nathania Isnandar

Classical Guitarist Nathania Isnandar has performed as soloist in numerous concert series such as the SF Guitarworks, McRoskey Presents 3rd Floor Thursday, Peninsula Guitar Society, and San Francisco State University. In Spring 2017, she has been chosen to tour around the San Francisco Bay Area as part of the Torres Guitar Project and perform 19th-century music on a 2017 replica of the world-famous Antonio Torres guitar.

In addition to performing as a soloist, Nathania also thrives in chamber music performances. Together with the San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble, under the director of David Tanenbaum, she performed at the largest and most prestigious guitar organizations in the world, the Guitar Foundation of America Convention, where she premiered “Nazcan” by Javier Farias. She has also performed with the University of California Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra, under the director of Mesut Ozgen, and received numerous ensemble music coaching from John Dearman who is a member of the GRAMMY-winning American ensemble, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

Nathania was awarded a merit-based scholarship by the Vincent Constantino Scholarship throughout her undergraduate study. In May 2017, she received her Bachelor of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), studying guitar performance with Marc Teicholz. She has also performed in masterclasses with world leading artists including David Russell, Judicael Perroy, Ben Verdery, Andrew York, Zoran Dukic and Denis Azabagic.

Nathania is not only a talented performer but she is also a very dedicated educator who has gift and passion for teaching. She enjoys working with students of all ages and has taught guitar for nearly seven years. She studied guitar pedagogy with Larry Ferrara at SFCM, and has intensively studied the philosophy of Shinichi Suzuki.