Anna-Majlinda Spiro was born in 1968 in Fier, Albania.
She studied the flute at Onufri Music School of Elbasan, Albania (1978-1986). She made her artistic debut at the beginning of her studies, playing solo in the Albanian State Television (1982). In 1993, she entered the Athens Conservatory, where she studied on scholarship in the class of the Flute with professors Urs Rüttiman and Dimitrios Fotopoulos. In 1997, she graduated with a full marks degree with «Honors».
In 1994, she attended a master class course conducted by Alain Marion.
For several years (1986-1991), she was the principal flute of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Elbasan. She has given recitals, chamber music concerts and has collaborated with string ensembles in Greece and Albania (Tirana, Elbasan, Athens, Crete, Symi, and Thessaloniki). In May 2013, she inaugurated a master class program in the University of Arts of Tirana.
She has participated in many recordings in both Greece and Albania. In 1995, the Conservatory of Athens awarded her the prize for best interpretation in the flute.
Anna-Majlinda Spiro has been Professor of the Flute at the National Conservatory of Athens. She also taught as a visiting professor at the Municipal Conservatory of Heraklion (Crete) and at various conservatories in Athens. In the recent years (2010-2014), she has been teaching at the University of Arts in Tirana as a visiting professor of the Flute.
She holds a degree from the Department of Education of the University of Elbasan (1989).
Useful link: https://www.youtube.com/user/bestaris?feature=watch (live recordings)
RECITAL WITH WORKS FOR FLUTE AND PIANO
National Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Thursday, December 10, 2015
ANNA-MAJLINDA SPIRO ARDITA BUFAJ
Greensleeves, for flute and piano
J. S. Bach
Partita in A minor, for solo flute
Gramton, for piano solo
La flûte de Pan, for flute and piano
Suite for flute and piano op. 34
Duration of Program: ca 60 min.