An active musician and teacher, Dr. Brielle Frost has performed throughout the United States, Peru, Brazil, Italy, and Costa Rica. She has performed and taught at festivals and conventions such as the Festival Internacional de Flautistas in Lima, Peru, the Festival de Música Contemporânea Brasileira in Campinas, Brazil, Puccini Festival, MahlerFest, the Atlantic Music Festival, the Aquila Summer Concert Series, and the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting of the American Musicological Society. As an orchestral musician, she is a substitute flutist with the Valley Symphony Orchestra and previously performed with the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra, Topeka Symphony Orchestra, Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra, and the Colorado Dance Theatre Company. During the summer, Dr. Frost has held the position of flute instructor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, MI, where she has performed as a member of the Blue Lake faculty orchestra and wind ensemble. In addition to teaching and orchestral performing, Dr. Frost is an active chamber musician and is a founding member of the Ambrosia Flute Trio, which presented musical works at the National Flute Association Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012 and in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2013.
Dr. Frost received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree and Artist Certificate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a Doctor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Her passion for contemporary music can be seen in her dissertation, Theatrical Elements in Tōru Takemitsu’s Voice and Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Zungenspitzentanz. Her principal teachers include James Hall, Mary Posses, Angeleita Floyd, and Torleif Ander. Dr. Frost holds a lecturer position at the University of Texas Rio-Grande Valley where she teaches applied flute, methods courses, chamber music, flute choir, class piano, and music appreciation.
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