Alaina Clarice is a performer and teacher in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Most recently, she was featured on a CD titled love songs/duets by composer, Kory Reeder, published by Edition Wandelweiser Records. As a performer, she made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2018 as a first prize winner of the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition. Additionally, Alaina spent two summers as a Flute Apprentice at the National Music Festival in Chestertown, Maryland, and will attend the Mostly Modern Festival in Saratoga Springs, New York as a Fellowship recipient.
Currently, Alaina is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Flute Performance at the University of North Texas where she serves as a Teaching Fellow. While at UNT, Alaina has been principal flute of the UNT Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony, and maintains a large private flute studio of all ages in the DFW region. Prior to UNT, she received her Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University where she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant in flute, and a Bachelor of Music degree with a minor in Anthropology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Alaina’s teachers include Terri Sundberg, James Scott, Elizabeth McNutt, Conor Nelson, Shelly Monier, and Kristi Hammiel.