Ms. Mascolo-David holds a piano diploma from the Oporto Conservatory of Music, Portugal, and the Doctor of Musical Arts in piano from the University of Kansas, where her teacher was Sequeira Costa. She has also studied with Edna Golandsky in New York City, and Joseph Gurt of Eastern Michigan University. Ms. Mascolo-David has served on the piano faculties of Iowa State University and of the Interlochen Arts Camp. She currently teaches piano at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant. She is also the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the First Prize in the Piano Competition of Braga, Portugal, the 2001 Provost’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, and the 2007 President’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, both from Central Michigan University. Alexandra Mascolo-David is also a devoted teacher, whose students have achieved much success in auditions, competitions, and in the professional world.