Gianna Baker, Flute
Gianna Baker, age 14, is currently an 8th grade student at Elkridge Landing Middle School in Elkridge, Maryland. She began studying music at the age of 10 and studies privately with Denis Karp. Gianna performs in the Baltimore Symphony Youth Concert Orchestra and the Howard County Middle School Gifted and Talented Orchestra. Additionally, she was chosen for the Howard County Middle School Gifted and Talented Band from 2018 to 2019 as well as 2019 to 2020. She was also chosen to be in the Maryland Symphony Youth Orchestra from 2018-2019. Gianna received the Elkridge Landing Middle School Outstanding Musician Award in both 2018 and 2019. She has also received Superior ratings at the Maryland State Solo and Ensemble Festival for 2019 and 2018. When not practicing or performing, Gianna enjoys playing ping-pong, reading, writing, and doing puzzles. This will be her first performance as a soloist with an orchestra.