BM, Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory, MM, Hartt School,
GPD, Hartt School
Pablo Issa Skaric enjoys a dynamic musical life performing in the orchestral, chamber music, and solo settings. Recently, Mr. Issa toured Bolivia and Brazil with Cuatro Puntos. He also participated at the Newport Music Festival with The SoundScape Trio and premiered Elegy, a chamber work by J. Rugani commissioned by The Petit Family Foundation. As a member of the Nakumana Inemo Bolivian baroque ensemble, he presented concerts at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. Mr. Issa was a member of the 2010 and 2013 Bachfest Cochabamba Orchestra in his native country of Bolivia, where he also presented chamber music concerts with his mentor Elizabeth Schwimmer on piano. In the upcoming concert season, Mr. Issa will join the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra.
An active educator in both the traditional and Suzuki method, Mr. Issa is on faculty at the Hartt School Community Division and the Suzuki Music School of Westport.
Mr. Issa began playing the violoncello at age eleven at Instituto Eduardo Laredo in Cochabamba, Bolivia. There, he continued his academic and musical education through high school and attended the Interlochen Arts Camp during the summers of 2005 and 2006. He continued his musical education at the Interlochen Arts Academy and completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in 2007. Mr. Issa earned a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music, a Master of Music Degree and a Graduate Professional Diploma from The Hartt School. His primary instructors include Mihai Tetel, Regina Mushabac, and Crispin Campbell. Mr. Issa’s education was also made possible with the support of the Fundacion Arnoldo Schwimmer in Bolivia.