Allyson Fleck is currently Midsummer’s Music Festival Assistant Artistic Director and Violist in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin. Recently, Allyson won Assistant Principal Viola in the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra. She is active in the freelance community playing with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, substitute viola with the Colorado Symphony and Boulder Philharmonic. Additionally, Allyson teaches strings at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Greeley. In the summer of 2015 Allyson moved to Colorado from Atlanta. She joined the Kennesaw State University (Atlanta) music faculty in 2006 where she directed the chamber music program and taught studio viola. Allyson continues as a member of the Atlanta Ballet. As a violist in Atlanta she played with Georgia Symphony and was a substitute with the Atlanta Symphony and Atlanta Opera. Allyson performed with the Emory Chamber players and Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Festival.
Allyson received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Viola Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her viola instructors include Sally Chisholm and Manuel Diaz. Previously, Allyson was a semi-finalist of the 2002 Fischoff Competition as a member of the Galena Quartet, the graduate quartet-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In Wisconsin, she was a member of the Madison Symphony, Madison Opera and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestras. Ms. Fleck was Assistant Professor of Music at Beloit College and on the faculty at Ripon College. She also was a guest performer at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Token Creek Music Festival where she performed with John Harbison, and was a guest artist at the Madeline Island Chamber Music Festival.
Performances include a recital at Carnegie’s Weill Hall in New York performing Berio’s Folk Songs, performing the Telemann Concerto in G Major and Hindemith’s Trauermusik with the Novgorod String Orchestra in Russia and Bartok’s Concerto for Viola with the Ripon College Orchestra. Allyson has performed as soloist with the KSU Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra.