Alba graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Special Education from the University of Puerto Rico. Ms. Alba has been a Suzuki Piano Teacher since 1982 and was the President of the Suzuki Piano Teachers of Puerto Rico for 5 years. In 2002 and 2003 she studied Suzuki Piano Basics with Dr. Haruko Kataoka (co-founder of the Suzuki Method). She has continued studies in Suzuki Piano Basics through annual participation at music workshops led by prominent teachers, such as, Bruce Anderson, Cathy Hargrave, and Karen Hagberg. Ms. Alba has taught piano using the Suzuki Method for more than 30 years. She currently teaches at her studio in The Performers Academy in Jacksonville, Florida.