Melissa Snoza, flute
Flutist Melissa Ngan Snoza currently performs with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. A passionate advocate for chamber music, Melissa is a founding member of the Fifth House Ensemble, which presents innovative performances and educational programs throughout Chicago.
Also an active educator, Melissa currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Flute at Carthage College and teaches privately throughout the Chicago suburbs.
Previous award credits include First Prize at the National Flute Association’s Orchestral Audition Competition. She has been a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, has performed with the New World Symphony, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Aspen Music Festival.
In 2001, Melissa was the only American flutist invited to the first Music Master’s Course in Kazusa, Japan. Melissa is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and of Northwestern University, with principal teachers including Bonita Boyd and Walfrid Kujala.