Alyce Johnson is the piccolo player with the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra, the second flutist with the Grant Park Symphony and is on faculty at the DePaul School of Music. Previously she served as the principal flutist in the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra for four years. Ms. Johnson left Shanghai in 2003 to join the New World Symphony Orchestra for one season, which included tours to Rome and Carnegie Hall. She was a winner of the New World Symphony concerto competition performing Mozart's Flute and Harp Concerto. Other solo appearances have been with the Chicago Philharmonic, Bach Week Festival, Shanghai Philharmonic, Shanghai Symphony, UNC-Chapel Hill Symphony, and the New Eastman Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Johnson has also been featured in recitals at several National Flute Association conventions and has been an adjudicator for the NFA competitions.
Alyce Johnson received both her Master's Degree and a Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, her Bachelor of Music degree with distinction from UNC-Chapel Hill and has participated in various summer festivals including the Tanglewood Music Festival, Music Academy of the West and the Aspen Music Festival.