Ilona Kudina, flute and piano
Ilona is a multifaceted flute player. Before moving to Boston, MA in 2001, she was orchestra artist in the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra. Following her previous CDs “On the Bridge” (2006) and “Amber Flute Quartet” (2010), Ilona’s third and latest CD “Nothing but Illusion” (2011) showcases her jazz flute style. She holds a Diploma from Berklee College of Music, and a Master of Music degree from the Latvian Academy of Music. For many years, Ilona was a member and later president of the Baltic American Society of New England, in Boston, MA. Ilona served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts. She also has more than 20 years of experience as an educator.