New York, NY
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sophia Filippone is a performer, teacher, and a strong advocate for equity in the arts. Sophia began her studies at the Mannes School of Music and is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Music degree in French Horn Performance at the Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Michelle Baker. Currently, as a freelancer in New York City, Sophia has performed in a variety of musical settings from church ensembles to chamber orchestras, trios and brass quintets. She has taught private Piano and French Horn lessons and worked for the Curtis Institute's Summerfest Program where her passion grew for teaching and working alongside students.