Allison Lacasse is the Director of Bands at Belmont High School in Belmont, Massachusetts. Allison is the Artistic Director for the University of Rhode Island Summer Music Academy Chamber Music Intensive program. Other current positions include staff appointments for the Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) in Seattle, Washington and the American Band College (ABC) in Ashland, Oregon.

 

Allison serves as the Assistant Conductor of the Senior Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble as part of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. Allison is a professional flutist and chamber musician in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a permanent member of the Cambridge Symphony and has held substitute positions with the Boston Civic Symphony, Newton Symphony, and New Hampshire Philharmonic. She has performed in notable performance spaces such as Jordan Hall and Symphony Hall.

 

Allison maintains a private studio of intermediate and advanced level flute students in the Greater Boston area. She serves as an adjudicator and clinician for local area festivals, and has served as a guest conductor for local school band programs.

 

Allison received Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education and Performance from the University of Rhode Island, a M.Ed. degree from Cambridge College, and a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the American Band College of Central Washington University. Allison was a semifinalist for the 2017 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. In 2018, Allison was selected among her peers for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Advocacy Award.

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