Izzy Cruz is a multi instrumentalist and songwriter that specializes in Ukelele and Vocals. Her worldly upbringing in different genres and styles of music make for a unique learning experience tailored to each student and their imaginations. Izzy has been playing in local venues and festivals since the age of 13. At 19, she was taken under the wing of great Minneapolis musicians such as Wain MacFarlene, Al Church, JD and Billy Steele, Gwen Mathews and more. She attended two arts high schools in multiple disciplines. She allows teaching to be integrative and a creative that touch on songwriting and overall performance. She has experience in working with students with attention learning challenges. Open to teaching ukulele riffs, chords progressions and strumming styles; as well as singing while playing. Singing in multiple styles and building confidence and technique in her students while encouraging their individuality.