Alexandra Conza is currently in 10th grade at the Winsor School in Boston. Her music training started in kindergarten with lessons in piano, which she still continues to study as well. She has studied flute since 3rd grade, first with Ilona Kudina and then with Nina Barwell. Currently, she studies with Judy Grant in the Boston Flute Academy’s Conservatory Program, where she is a member of the Studio Class and Conservatory Ensemble. In addition, she has been studying theory and composition since the fall of 2008.
Ms. Conza is currently a member of the Boston Youth Symphony’s Repertory Orchestra and chamber music program. In 2011, she sang soprano with Youth Pro Musica, and played in the Boston University Tanglewood Institute summer flute workshop and Young Artists Wind Ensemble. She has also participated in the Festival Youth Orchestra at the New England Conservatory, in the summer of 2010. Awards Ms. Conza has won include Gold I in piano at the All-Newton Music School in 2011, an honorable mention for her own composition, “Fanfare in C Major,” at the Metropolitan Wind Symphony’s 40th season fanfare competition in 2010 (premiered by the MWS in July 2010), the Rivers School Conservatory Theory Award (2009-2010), and 3rd place in the 2006 Junior Soloist Competition at the Kentucky Flute Society.