About us

Alisa Gukaisan graduated with honors from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Music in Orchestral Strings, where she studied with

Dr.Lorenz Gamma.


She began her musical journey in Moscow, Russia, at the age of 9, with Avetisyan Nvard Colakovna, and went on to study at the renowned Chopin Academy until she was 12. Following Ms.Gukasian's move to the United States, she was accepted into the Colburn School, where she studied music theory, orchestra, and chamber music while continuing her private lessons with Mr. Joe Ketendjian. 


Having studied with students of Dorothy DeLay, Ivan Galamian, and David Oistrach, she is familiar with the Russian and Franco-Belgian methods. Alisa believes in compassionate and accessible teaching centered on strong technique and music appreciation.