Alice K. Dade
Alice K. Dade is an award winner of the Olga Koussevitsky Wind Competition of the Musicians Club of New York and The New York Flute Club Competition. She can be heard performing Principal Flute with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra on the Deutsche Grammophon label with Bryn Terfel as soloist. As Acting Co-Principal Flute of the SRSO, Alice performed in concert tours to Russia, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and various cities in Sweden under conductors Valery Gergiev, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Daniel Harding. She has also performed as Guest Principal Flute with the Seoul Philharmonic (South Korea), Bergen Philharmonic (Norway), Philharmonia Mexico, and Guest Piccolo with the St. Louis Symphony. Other performances include Moscow Chamber Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Symphony Orchestra, and Kansas City Symphony.
Recent solo appearances with orchestra include performing with Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil Red de Escuelas de Música de Medellín (Colombia), PRIZM Chamber Music Festival, Festival Mozaic Orchestra, and the University of Missouri Concert Band. An avid chamber musician, Alice is Principal Flute of Festival Mozaic and Artist Faculty of Festicámara (Colombia). She has also performed at Concordia Chamber Players, Summerfest of Kansas City, Odyssey Chamber Series and the National Flute Association Convention on numerous occasions.
As a fellow of the New World Symphony under Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas, Alice is featured in the book: Feast For the Senses: A Musical Odyssey by Lin Arison and photographer Neil Folberg. Prose, photography, and DVDs follow Alice and fellow orchestra members in their chamber music performances throughout the Umbria region of Italy.
Alice joined the faculty at the University of Missouri School of Music in 2011. She was the Assistant Program Chair of the 2014 National Flute Association Convention in Chicago and a new member of the Career and Development Committee of the NFA. A columnist of Chicago Flute Club’s magazine Pipeline since 2011, Alice has also been published in Flute Talk Magazine and The Instrumentalist.
Honored with the Young Artist Award upon graduation from Interlochen Arts Academy, Ms. Dade received her undergraduate and masters degrees from The Juilliard School where she studied with Robert Langevin, Carol Wincenc, and Sandra Church.