Background

MM, Eastman School of Music

Alyce Johnson is a member of the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, the Grant Park Symphony, Music of the Baroque Orchestra and the Chicago Philharmonic. She joined the DePaul School of Music flute faculty in 2012 and will join the faculty of the Bienen School at Northwestern in the Fall of 2019 as part-time Lecturer in piccolo studies.

Ms. Johnson began her professional career as the principal flutist of the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, a position which she won at the age of 23.  After four years in the orchestra, she left Shanghai to become a member of the New World Symphony Orchestra for one season which included tours to Rome and Carnegie Hall.  Ms. Johnson was a winner of the New World Symphony concerto competition and performed Mozart's Concerto for Flute and Harp. Other solo appearances have been with the Chicago Philharmonic, Bach Week Festival, Shanghai Philharmonic, Shanghai Symphony, and the New Eastman Symphony Orchestra. 

Alyce Johnson received both her Master's Degree and a Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and earned her Bachelor of Music degree with distinction at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has participated in various summer festivals including the Tanglewood Music Festival, Music Academy of the West and the Aspen Music Festival.  Ms. Johnson has adjudicated various National Flute Association competitions and has been featured in recital at the NFA's annual flute conventions.