Isabel Castellvi

Isabel Castellvi is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and composer. Dually based in New York City and Durham Isabel share’s music with audiences all over the world and has performed, recorded and taught throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Central and South America and the Middle East.  Her current projects include her bands Alula, Masu and The Bell Cycle; as well as collaborations with songwriters Diane Cluck and Sonya Kitchell, and Iraqi Jazz ensemble Shamash; Labyrinth Dance Co, and Parul Shah Dance Company.  She received a B.M. at DePaul University and a Master’s in the Contemporary Performance Program at Manhattan School of Music.  In addition to an active performance career Isabel studies North Indian classical music, herbal medicine, yoga, nada yoga and sound healing.