Since 200, Ms. Balagtas has been teaching at Mandeville Conservatory of Music.She holds a Diploma in Performing from Trinity College of London and has attended several string conferences such as the Suzuki Conference in Singapore and the Singapore International String Conference from 2004 to 2010. Internationally, she has participated in the Suzuki Intermountain Camp in Sandy, Utah in June of 2004; the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Conference in February of 2008; and the Colorado Suzuki Institute & Chamber Music of the Rockies in June 2009. She has regularyFor several years, Ms. Balagtas has been part of a string group that plays for 5 star hotels.