Aleksandra Denda is an internationally recognized, New York-based vocalist, songwriter and music educator (voice/piano).
Upon graduating summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music (Boston), she’s been performing and recording throughout USA, Europe, Asia and South America, as a leader and as featured artist in the wide array of musical genres, spanning from Soul to World Music, Brazilian, R&B, and Jazz.
Some of these projects include performances with American Idol's Michael Lynche (aka Big Mike) as his background vocalist, recording with the flamenco star Jose Merce on the Latin Grammy nominated album Mi Unica Llave, and co-founding ROSA the international traditional Serbian all-female a cappella group endorsed by NY Folklore Society.
In the past 5 years, Aleksandra has been performing at some of the most prestigious music halls and venues, such as: Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, UN Headquarters, MoMA (NYC), Blue Note Jazz Club, The Grammy Museum.
Aleksandra's educational work spans from teaching voice and piano, as well as songwriting and music theory, across various genres - from classical to contemporary styles.
Both studying and teaching music in variety of different settings and continents (North America, Europe, Asia) equipped her with an unique teaching style that evolves around tailoring lessons to fit student's needs, abilities and goals, while encouraging creativity and inspiring passion for music.
In the last 5 years, Aleksandra has been preparing and sending some of her students to NYSSMA and ABRSM exams, where they achieved great results.
Aleksandra's involvement in music education goes beyond teaching.
She served as the Director of the First International Contemporary Music Competition for Young Musicians in the Balkans - The Best Musical Mind, with the main goal to provide international music education and exposure for young talents interested in contemporary music styles.