An active musician and teacher, Dr. Brielle Frost has performed throughout the United States, Peru, Brazil, Italy, Costa Rica, and Canada. She has performed at festivals and conventions such as the Puerto Rico Flute Symposium, Festival Internacional de Flautistas in Lima, Peru, the Summer in the City Flute Festival in Toronto, Canada, the Festival de Música Contemporânea Brasileira in Campinas, Brazil, the Puccini Festival, MahlerFest, the Atlantic Music Festival, and the Aquila Summer Concert Series (Colorado).
As an orchestral musician, she is a substitute flutist with the Symphony of Southeast Texas. She has previously performed with the Valley Symphony Orchestra, Steamboat Symphony Orchestra, Topeka Symphony Orchestra, Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Dance Theatre Company and has been a featured soloist with the Opus Chamber Ensemble (TX) and the Bailey Bach Festival (CO).
Dr. Frost actively presents performances, clinics, and lectures at conventions of the National Flute Association (2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2020), College Music Society (2017, 2019), Texas Music Educators Association (2019), the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS 2022), Studio 300 Digital Arts and Music Festival (2021), American Single Reed Summit (2018), Texas Music Teachers Association (2019), National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors (2019), and the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting of the American Musicological Society.
In addition to presenting clinics, Dr. Frost is a reviewer for the Flutist Quarterly and has published articles in The Instrumentalist (Oct./Nov. 2020), Set Yourself Up for Success in College and Beyond, The Flutist Quarterly (vol. 47 no. 2), The Flute Works of Daniel Cueto, and in The Flute Examiner (Aug. 2020), A Student's Guide to Recital Programming and Preparation.
An active chamber musicians, Dr. Frost is a founding member of the Ambrosia Flute Trio, the Pan American Flute Trio, the NAFTA Duo, and the Crossroads Flute Quartet and has performed and given master classes throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nevada, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, Peru, and Canada. The Crossroads Flute Quartet look forward to releasing their debut album in 2023.
During the summer, Dr. Frost has held the position of flute instructor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, MI, where she has performed as a member of the Blue Lake faculty orchestra and wind ensemble. She is currently on faculty at the Flute Boost summer camp in Canada at Congrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, Ontario.
Dr. Frost received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree and Artist Certificate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a Doctor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Her principal teachers include Angeleita Floyd, Torleif Ander, Mary Posses, and James Hall. Dr. Frost is the Assistant Professor of Flute at Lamar University where she teaches applied flute and directs the LU Flute Ensemble. Prior to her appointment at Lamar University, Dr. Frost served on the faculty at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and Western State Colorado University.