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Name: Sandra del Cid
Skills: Accompanist, Composer, Player, Soloist, Teacher
Address: United States
Links: E-mail
Sandra M del Cid began her musical studies at the age of four on violin and piano. In 1997 Ms. del Cid was appointed principal flute with the Landon Symphonette and the Beethoven Chamber Orchestra. Since then, Ms. del Cid has also performed with the Richmond Symphony, Washington Bach Consort, and the Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra. She is also a substitute for the Orlando Philharmonic and New World Symphony conducted by Hal France and Michael Tilson Thomas, respectively.

As principal of the Landon Symphonette, Ms. del Cid has soloed with the orchestra on numerous occasions playing repertoire ranging from Griffes to Mozart. In 2000 Ms. del Cid was invited to play Mercadante’s Concerto in e minor with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra as winner of the orchestra’s Young Artist Competition. That same year Ms. del Cid also won the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate competition and took prizes home in the Mid-Atlantic Piccolo Artist competition, and the non-bowed division of the Kingsville International Competition.

Ms. del Cid completed her musical studies at Peabody Institute of Music of the Johns Hopkins University with a BM in flute performance as a recipient of the Thomas Menehan Memorial Scholarship. Her primary teachers include Emily Skala, Laurie Sokoloff, Mark Sparks, Alice Weinreb, and Rita Brockway. While completing her undergraduate degree, Ms. del Cid became involved with the Early Music department and began her formal training of period instruments studying with Colin St. Martin (traverso) and Gwyn Roberts (recorder). Ms. del Cid has performed for artists such as Julius Baker, Carol Wincenc, Michel Debost, Kathleen Chastain, Walfrid Kujala, Leone Buyse, Bonita Boyd, Judith Mendenthal, Damien Bursil-Hall, Rhonda Larson, Elena Duran, Kenneth Scutt, Brian Gordon, Katherine Hoover, Judith Lapple, Rene-Marie Verhaagen, and Elizabeth Wollfish.



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