piccolo player from Charleston,
West Virginia, who started
formal studies when she was seven years old and attended the Cincinnati
College-Conservatory of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers included Julius Baker, Linda
Chesis, Bradley Garner, Michael Parloff, June Warhoftig and
April 1999, she and Dana DiPietro recorded the
first movement (“Flowing”) of Aaron Copland’s “Duo
for Flute and Piano” in John C. Borden Auditorium at the Manhattan
School of Music.
She became a
member of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra in 2001. Other groups with whom she has
worked include the Cincinnati Philharmonia
Orchestra, the National Flute Association and the Upper Midwest Flute
September 2003, American Public Media aired “Quartet in G, D. 96”
by Franz Schubert as performed by Alicia, cellist Joe Johnson, guitarist
Chris Kachian and violist Tamas
fellow flautist Julia Bogorad-Kogan were the
featured soloists when the SPCO recorded “Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
in G” by Johann Sebastian Bach in May 2004.
In March 2007,
she performed “Piccolo Concerto in A minor” and she and Julia
interpreted “Andante and Rondo” by Franz Doppler with the SPCO.
participated in the National Flute Association’s annual convention in
Kansas City, Missouri, in the summer of 2008. On 7th August 2008, she
and pianist Gabriel Sanchez teamed up for a recital of J.S. Bach’s “Sonata
in E major, BWV 1035”.
Julia reunited (with other members of the SPCO) at the Historic Hamm
Building on 6th February 2009 in a concert that included “Divertissement
in F major, Op. 36” by Emile Bernard and “Serenade for Winds
No. 11” in E flat major” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
March 2011, she and clarinetist Timothy Paradise, horn player Paul Straka, oboist Thomas Tempel
and bassoonist Charles Ullery offered up “Partita
for Wind Quintet” by Irving Fine in an SPCO chamber concert at the
Capri Theater in North Minneapolis.
She was the soloist
in the Rotunda at the Mall of America where over one-hundred flautists
performed “Ode to Joy” by Ludwig van Beethoven on 2nd
which she appears include The Orpheus
Oracle with the Cincinnati Philharmonia
Orchestra and Winter Morning Walks
with the SPCO, Maria Schneider and Dawn Upshaw.
In the field
of music education, she has given master classes and private lessons and
served as a guest clinician at IGH
Middle School in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.