Mrs. Vega is originally from Venezuela where she started playing the flute at the age of 9 with a Youth Orchestra. Mrs. Vega moved to the United States in 2001 to pursue a Master Degree in Music Performance from the University of Iowa. Mrs. Vega taught private flute lessons to students from Middle School to adults before becoming an elementary school teacher. Mrs. Vega enjoys mountain biking, baking, and practicing Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Art). She lives in Longmont with his husband, 11 year-old son and two cats Michin and Chester.