Kirsten Guerra

Adjunct Instructor of Music

Area: Flute

Contact

Email: kguerra@twu.edu 

Degree

MA in pedagogy, Texas Woman's University
MM in flute performance, Texas Tech University
BME from West Texas A&M University

Profile

Kirsten Guerra is a multi-talented musician from West Texas with expansive knowledge in music. During her college career, she has performed with the West Texas A&M Symphonic band and the Texas Tech Wind ensemble in which both ensembles were featured at the Texas Music Educators Association. She has also performed with community ensembles such as the Plano Community Band and Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. In addition to performing in traditional concert settings, Kirsten has also made appearances in a variety of other venues such as pubs and theaters. She has been awarded numerous prestigious awards and scholarships such as the John Phillip Sousa award, the Texas Music Educators Association scholarship award, the Gary Garner scholarship award, and the West Texas A&M Outstanding Bands-Woman award. She was recently inducted into the Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Omicron chapter here at Texas Woman’s University. She graduated from West Texas A&M University with a bachelors in music education all level certification. She then attended grad school at Texas Tech University and received a masters degree in flute performance. She recently earned a masters degree in flute pedagogy from Texas Woman’s University and now teaches a course on music appreciation as well as flute lessons. Kirsten was a student of Ms. Sally Turk, Dr. Mark Trimble, Dr. Lisa Garner Santa, and Dr. Pamela Youngblood.

Aside from music, Kirsten enjoys technology, gaming and other art forms such and drawing and photography. When she isn’t on the stage performing or teaching lessons, she is teaching yoga and studying ayurvedic medicine.