A dynamic flutist and entrepreneur, Antonina Styczeń has appeared in unlikely spaces as a concerto soloist and created large-scale, crowd-sourced projects, with an emphasis on performances that include improvisation, electronics, deejay, her own compositions, and works by female composers. Ms. Styczeń is a First Prize and special prize winner for the Best Performance of a New Work at the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition, a two time Second Prize and William H. Grass Memorial Prize winner at The James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition winner, and Third Prize winner in the Mid-South Flute Society Young Artist Competition. Her debut album was nominated for the International Classical Music Award and the Prize of German Critics. Recently, Ms. Styczeń has initiated the Sunbeam Project, devoted to commissioning and recording new works created in COVID conditions, including outdoor performances for limited and distanced audiences. She is touring with popular Iranian singer Googoosh, while pursuing graduate studies at the University of Southern California. Antonina is a winner of the 2018 Astral Artists National Competition.