Brielle Frost, flute
An active musician and teacher, Dr. Brielle Frost has performed throughout the United States, Peru, Brazil, Italy, Costa Rica, and Canada. She has performed at festivals and conventions such as the Festival Internacional de Flautistas (Lima, Peru), the Summer in the City Flute Festival (Toronto, Canada), and the Festival de Música Contemporânea Brasileira (Campinas, Brazil). As an orchestral musician, she is a substitute flutist with the Symphony of Southeast Texas. She has previously performed with the Valley Symphony Orchestra (TX) Steamboat Symphony Orchestra (CO), Topeka Symphony Orchestra (KS), Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra (TX), and the Colorado Dance Theatre Company and has been a featured soloist with the Opus Chamber Ensemble (TX) and the Bailey Bach Festival (CO). She is a founding member of the Ambrosia Flute Trio and the Pan American Trio and has performed and given master classes throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nevada, Louisiana, and Peru. 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. Dr. Frost actively presents performances, clinics, and lectures at conventions of the National Flute Association, Texas Music Educators Association, College Music Society, the American Single Reed Summit, and the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors. She 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 principal teachers include Angeleita Floyd, Torleif Ander, Mary Posses, and James Hall. Dr. Frost is Assistant Professor of Flute at Lamar University where she teaches applied flute, repertoire and pedagogy, and directs the LU Flute Ensemble. Prior to her appointment at Lamar University, Dr. Frost served on the faculty at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and Western State Colorado University.