Alicia Mielke was born and raised on a wheat farm in Eastern Washington State. She received her Masters of Music from New England Conservatory studying with Paula Robison in 2013 and her Bachelors of Music, summa cum laude, from The University of Texas at Austin with Marianne Gedigian in 2011.  Alicia placed 3rd at the Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition in 2013 and was the recipient of the 2012 Boston Woodwind Society Flute Merit Award. Alicia has given multiple recitals in her family's barn in Harrington, WA with donations taken to benefit Spokane Public Radio. She is currently farming with her parents in Harrington, WA.

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