Alessandra Rombolà is both an interpreter and an improviser, involved in different aspects of music making. Classical trained musician, her main activity lies in the field of contemporary music and free improvisation. She is a versatile musician with a chameleonic personality, a specialized interpreter of notated, graphic, highly complex scores and an improviser with a unique language. Throughout her career, she has collaborated with dozens of interdisciplinary projects which include dance, storytelling, video, electronics, circus, performance, and contemporary opera.Born in Calabria (south of Italy), Alessandra trained in Italy, Switzerland, England and France, where she specialized on the extended techniques, the notation and the contemporary repertoire of the flute. She settled in Madrid for twenty years, where, in addition to teaching at the Conservatoire, she became one of the most requested interpreters for the classical-contemporary repertoire. In Spain she has collaborated with various ensembles, both in chamber music projects and as a soloist, premiering dozens of chamber music and solo works.She has played with some of the most important improvisers on the European scene. She is co-founder of O3, with Norwegian percussionist Ingar Zach and Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora. She plays regularly with the Italian pianist Benedetto Boccuzzi.She has been invited to festivals in different countries in Europe, Scandinavia, Lebanon, Mexico, US and Australia. As a teacher, she has initiated students of all ages and nationalities to the contemporary flute repertoire, chamber music and improvisation. She has given masterclasses on flute repertoire, extended techniques and notation, interpretation of graphic scores and improvisation, thus promoting a new way of training the musician-interpreter. She has recorded for the labels: Confront, Teñidos, Sillón, Sofa, Another Timbre, Al-Maslakh, con-v. Two solo CDs for the Italian label Stradivarius and a new solo for the Spanish label Da_sh. Her new discographic work Out of the playground, for flute and electronics will be out next April for the Norwegian label Sofa. She is now settled in Oslo, where she is working as a freelance musician, focusing mainly on her solo projects.