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Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra piccoloist Alicia McQuerrey
March 18, 2019

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra piccoloist Alicia McQuerrey presents free Masterclass, Thurs., March 21.

Masterclass with Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra piccoloist Alicia McQuerrey.

March 21, 2019 at 6-8 pm in Humanities 150 (Please note this is a new location) - Free and open to the public

Alicia McQuerrey, a native of Charleston, West Virginia, where her flute studies began in the Suzuki flute method at the age of seven with Mrs. June Warhoftig, then principal flutist with the West Virginia Symphony. Alicia earned the distinction of becoming the first American student to complete the Suzuki flute method. Prior to joining the SPCO in 2001, Alicia earned a bachelor’s degree in performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Dr. Bradley Garner, flute, and Mr. Jack Wellbaum, piccolo.

McQuerrey earned her master’s degree and professional studies certificate from the Manhattan School of Music, studying with Mr. Michael Parloff, then principal flutist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and Ms. Linda Chesis, soloist and chamber musician. Alicia enjoys coaching, performing, and assisting with GTCYS as well as many of the SPCO’s Education and Community Engagement programs. McQuerrey began teaching at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2014.

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