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Alexia received her master's degree from Northwestern University, studying under the tutelage of renowned violist Helen Callus. She received her Bachelor of Music from the Juilliard School as a viola student of Misha Amory and Heidi Castleman.


In July 2021, Alexia performed in the European premiere of Jake Landau's new award-winning opera "Pieta," where she created the role of Odele, a mute violist. Alexia debuted with the Elgar Concerto at the Narnia Festival in Narni, Italy. Additional solo debuts include the Hoffmeister Viola Concerto with the Northwestern University Baroque Orchestra. Her orchestra credits include Chicago Philharmonic, New York City Opera, Narnia Festival Orchestra, and dell'Arte Opera Ensemble. In 2012, Alexia had the honor of being featured on a live broadcast of National Public Radio’s “From the Top,” where she played Bloch’s Suite Hebraique with pianist Christopher O’Riley, and she was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award.


She received the Virtu Foundation Scholar Award and she played on an 1890 Audinot Viola from Paris for 7 years.


Alexia’s awards include the Mary Foulger Scholar, New York Viola Society award, 1st place in the Young Promise Awards International Competition, a semi-finalist in the American String Teachers Association competition, a finalist in the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston competition, and a finalist in the New England String Ensemble competition.

Alexia currently plays on a Viola by Douglas Cox, made in 2015.

Alexia can be seen performing in numerous NYC venues with her alternative rock persona, WIKKA.

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