American Players Theatre
5950 Golf Course Road
P.O. Box 819
Spring Green, WI 53588
Box Office: 608-588-2361
Alicia began playing cello at the age of 10 with the public school music program in her hometown of Mequon, WI, and continued her studies in middle school and high school with Greg Mathews of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Alicia earned a Bachelor of Music from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities under the tutelage of Tanya Remenikova, and her Master of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Stephen Geber. Upon her return to Milwaukee, Alicia served as cellist in the Leonard Sorkin International Institute of Chamber Music at UW - Milwaukee, where she graduated with a performance certificate under Stefan Kartman in 2013.
She is a member of the Wisconsin Philharmonic, and frequently plays with the Dubuque Symphony, Racine Symphony, and Festival City Symphony. Alicia is also a core member and soloist with Camerata Milwaukee, a founding member of the Megas Ensemble, and currently records for composer Sean Neukom of NeuKraft Records in Pittsburgh, PA.
As a founding member of the trio Cadance Collective, Alicia enjoys working with dancers and musicians to create collaborative performance pieces using innovative musical scores and original choreography. Alicia has also performed in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's production of An Iliad as the Muse, opposite James DeVita as the Poet. She recently played in Windfall Theatre's production of Identita, highlighting both folk songs and contemporary pieces from Slovenia.
Alicia has a small private studio and also teaches in Mequon at Homestead High School, Donges Bay Elementary School, and Wilson Elementary School as a mentor to small ensembles and cello sectionals.