Isabel is a percussionist and instructor from SoCal. She began her music career with Gold Drum and Bugle Corps. She was in the front ensemble for two years (2007-2008) and then became a drum major for four years (2009-2012). Isabel has a B.A. in Religious Studies, with an emphasis on Native American Religions, from UC Santa Barbara and was a part of the UCSB Percussion Ensemble for three years. She joined Dark Sky Percussion on marimba in 2014, when the group was bumped from Open Class to the World Class Division.
Isabel loves helping and inspiring young musicians to find the confidence and courage to be better people and succeed in life.
She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Nutritional Science and is the Front Ensemble tech at her alma mater, Leuzinger High School and at El Segundo High School.
This is Isabel's third year with Élan Percussion.