Adjunct Instructor of Music
Since completing her master of music in flute performance at the New England Conservatory in Boston, flutist Alycia Hugo has pursued a varied and interesting professional career as an orchestra member and recitalist. Her teachers have included John Wummer (New York Philharmonic Orchestra), James Pappoutsakis and Lois Schaefer (both with the Boston Symphony Orchestra), and Marjorie Lockwood (Phoenix Symphony Orchestra).
She is a four-time winner of the National Flute Association Convention Performers Professional Flutist Competition, achieving national recognition for her skills as a performer of twentieth century music, and is a two time winner of the National Flute Association Professional Flute Choir Performer Competition performing at conventions throughout the United States. Ms. Hugo has also been a semifinalist and finalist in the Myrna Brown Artist Competition in Dallas, Texas. For two summers, she performed as a member of the Rome Festival Orchestra in Rome, Italy, and as a member of the Hugo/Garat Trio performed in recital at the Debussy birth place in St. Germaine-en-Laye.
She has performed as soloist with several orchestras in New England as well as with the Roanoke and Lynchburg Symphony Orchestras and currently serves as principal flutist with the Roanoke and Lynchburg Symphony Orchestras. She currently teaches flute performance at University of Lynchburg, Liberty University, Sweet Briar College, and Randolph College.