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Alicia Wells, french horn

Alicia Wells began playing French horn in elementary school and studied with Susan Spalding during high school. She played in the Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble and the Connecticut Youth Symphony, which included a trip to perform in Austria during the summer of 2006. Alicia majored in psychology at Skidmore College and received her B.A. in 2010. While at Skidmore she studied with Patrice Malatestinic and played in the college orchestra as well as numerous chamber ensembles ranging from voice and horn trios to 10 piece horn choirs. She won the Skidmore College concerto competition in 2009. Alicia moved to Boston in the fall of 2010. Currently, she is studying Special Education at Simmons College and works in a school district in the suburbs of Boston.