Gia Angelo is currently a student at Temple University studying Viola Performance and Music Education. She studies with Kerri Ryan, Assistant Principal of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and has previously studied with Daniela Pierson and Jennifer Kozoroz. She is set to graduate with a dual degree in Spring of 2022, and is interested in pursuing a career in various areas of music, including Management, Education, Performance, and Administration. Gia attended the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School from grades K-12, which introduced her to a variety of musical experiences at a young age. She decided to pursue a career in music with the help and guidance of several organizations whose missions are to make sure every young musician has the tools and opportunities to reach their goals, including the Primavera Fund and the PYO Music Institute. She has participated in prestigious audition-based programs such as the Temple Music Prep’s Center for Gifted Young Musicians Program and the Brevard Music
Center’s Summer Institute and Festival, as well as being principal of the Temple University Symphony Orchestra. She has several years of experience teaching with Musicopia String Orchestra and Drumline, the Sponoco String Camp, the Philadelphia School, and recently Prysm Strings.