Born 1972 in Donetsk/Ukraine.
Alexandra Filonenko studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory as a music teacher and composer. Since 2004 she teaches piano, theory and composition at the Music School »Robert Franz« in Halle an der Saale/Germany.
Filonenko lives in Berlin as an independent pianist and composer. Her works were performed regularily at the Hallische Musiktage since 1999, including a premiere of »Kiefers Schatten« by the Kairos Quartet in 1999 and a portrait concert in 2000. Further premieres of works were performed at European festivals, including the Gaudeamus Music Week; »Look at the Clouds« by the OXALIS-Ensemble for the Festival Moskauer Herbst; »Sirenen« by the Belgian Ensemble APSARA; »Einst als ich meine Tränen vergoß …« by the Ensemble Mosaik for the Musikakademie Rheinsberg and a new version of »Kiefers Schatten« by the Arditti Quartet at the 14. Tonkünstlerfest in Magdeburg.
In 2004-2005 she was a fellow of the Music Academy Rheinsberg, 1998 at the Künstlerhaus Wiepersdorf, 1996 at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin. She is currently working on a large orchestral piece to be performed in 2007/2008.