Virginia Nanzetta has a Masters of Music form the University of Illinois and a Bachelors of Music from Converse College School of Music. She has studied with Charles DeLaney, Samuel Baron of the Bach Aria Group, and Maurice Sharpe the principal flutist for the Cleveland Orchestra. Virginia has attended many workshops and master classes given by Robert Dick, Carol Wincenc, Trevor Wye, and Geoffrey Gilbert. She currently teaches at Washington Conservatory of Music and has taught at University of Illinois, Stockton State College, St. Mary’s College, Tidewater Music Festival, and Illini Summer Youth Music. Virginia is an active free-lance flutist having performed with numerous chamber groups like Kapelle woodwind Trio, Nanzetta Trio, Granby Trio, Leicha Trio and Designer Sounds. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Round House Theater, Phillips Collection, the White House Office Building, and concerts for children at schools in New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C. Virginia has been twice nominated in the first round Grammy Awards for recordings featuring flute called American Camerata for New Music and has collaborated with composers like Haskell Small, Alec Wilder, John Stephens, and Russell Woollen.