Department of Music

Alina Windell

Alina Windell

222 Goodwin Music Building
(334) 844-3119

DMA - University of Colorado at Boulder, Flute Performance and Pedagogy

MM - Stony Brook University, Flute Performance

BM - Indiana University, Flute Performance

Dr. Alina Windell is an instructor of music appreciation at Auburn University. Prior to joining the Auburn faculty, she taught at Southern Union State Community College for 4 years. In the summer of 2016, as a winner of the National Flute Association Convention Performers Competition, she was invited to play in the Newly Published Music Concert at the NFA Convention in San Diego, CA. She also performed as an Artist in Residence and faculty at the Orfeo Music Festival, in Vipiteno, Italy; and at the International Double Reed Society Conference at Columbus State University. In 2015, she appeared as a soloist in a concert tour of Malaysia, sponsored by the Perak Society for the Performing Arts, and was a finalist in the Byron Hester Solo Flute competition in Houston, Texas. Recent solo engagements include the University of Colorado at Boulder, Columbus State University, the Jule Collins Smith Museum Concert Series, and the Houston Flute Club’s Flute Fest.


Dr. Windell is currently a member of the LaGrange Symphony and regularly plays with the Columbus Symphony. She has also performed with the Springer Opera House Orchestra, the South Florida Orchestra, the Lynn Philharmonia, the Bloomington Camerata Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute Festival Orchestra, the Opera Theatre and Music Festival Orchestra of Lucca in Italy, the Duxbury Music Festival, as well as freelancing in New York City. An avid chamber musician and advocate of new music, she recorded music of Carter Pann for Naxos, played a premiere at the Pendulum Concert Series at CU Boulder, and performed for two years as a member of the the graduate wind quintet in residence at the CU Boulder. Recent masterclass engagements include Columbus State University, the Orfeo Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy; Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur and the Kinta Valley Wind Ensemble in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Last Updated: October 26, 2018