Isabelle Monsarrat received her musical training from the Conservatoire de Lyon in France. Professor of violin in Sherbrooke, Quebec, since 1979, she pursued her instrumental and educational training during a decade with Claude Létourneau, professor of violin at the Conservatoire of Quebec.
Isabelle Monsarrat is a founder member of two major musical organizations in the region of the Eastern Townships: " les Cordes de l’Estrie " and the " Camp musical de l’Estrie ". She was director of both from 1986 till 2002.
Within the framework of her teaching, she collaborates closely for several years with Mrs Johanne Arel and Mrs Andrée Azar.
Isabelle Monsarrat is regularly invited to give classes and act as an examiner by several organizations and schools with musical departments.