About the Director: Gina Ali, born in North Carolina, started playing violin at a very young age. Her love for music grew throughout her youth as she participated in many of the local youth orchestras. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Music degree from Meredith College, with an emphasis in Music Education.
She spent ten years teaching strings in the San Francisco Bay Area. She started the Mission Attendance Area String Program in Fremont, California, and was the Lower School Director of Music and Strings at Redwood Day School in Oakland, California. She has since returned to teach for Wake County Public Schools. Over the years Gina has enjoying playing with several chamber groups, as well as the Appalachian Symphony, the Raleigh Civic Symphony, the Oakland Civic Orchestra and the San Francisco Sinfonietta.