Since making her NYC debut at Carnegie Recital Hall in 1982 as winner of the Artists International Competition, Alison Hale has performed in Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, CAMI Hall, and many of the major churches in New York City. Recent solo performances include appearances with Berkshire Bach Ensemble, New England Piano Quintet, Portland String Quartet, Portland Symphony Orchestra, and at the National Flute Association convention. Ms. Hale holds both MM and DMA degrees from Manhattan School of Music as well as an AB degree from Mt. Holyoke College where she received the prestigious Mary Lyon award for outstanding alumnae. She is currently on the faculties of Amherst, Mt. Holyoke, and Bennington Colleges and is a member of the Portland, ME, Symphony Orchestra, Portland Opera Repertory Theatre, and Berkshire Bach Ensemble.