Fildza Rizal was born and raised in Queens, New York.
She began her violin studies at Third Street Music
School and later on, received her Bachelors in Music
Performance at SUNY Buffalo where she studied with
Yuki Numata Resnick. She is currently an M.M
Performance student at Brooklyn College where she
studies with Jesse Mills. She is a scholarship recepient
of the Brooklyn College Conservatory as well as the
Cirio Foundation. In addition to her ongoing studies,
she is an active teacher and performer in the NYC
area. Fildza is a registered Suzuki teacher and has
completed the teacher training program at School for
Strings where she studied with Allen Lieb.

Fildza is passionate about teaching music and working
with the youth. Her experience ranges from teaching in
public school programs to teaching privately. She
strives to help both students and parents find
fulfillment in their music lessons. Music can be very
academic and a huge discipline, however, she believes
the ultimate goal for her students is to explore their
own expression, beauty, and joy. Fildza is very
enthusiastic about helping her students and their
parents acheive productive and fun ways to practice at