After ranking first at the entrance exams at the Academy of Arts in Albania and being one of the ten best students in the country, Ida Findiku decided to come to America to follow her childhood dream and continue her music education. She finished her undergraduate studies at the Western Michigan University studying with Renata Knifik from the Merling Trio. She was granted a scholarship to work with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and played with them and other community orchestras for four years.
Ms. Findiku was rewarded a full scholarship and an assistantship to pursue her master degree at the University of Denver where she worked with the world known soloist Linda Wang. While finishing her Performance Certificate at DU Ms. Findiku won the 2012 Lamont Chamber Music Competition. She received another full ride to continue her Orchestral Studies Certificate with the talented Colorado Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams.
In 2015, she began her Doctorate in Violin Performance