Minnesota Orchestra 2015 Rite of Spring

September 2016

Ms. Griggs will be serving as assistant principal flute with the Omaha Symphony for the 2016-17 season.

May  2015

Ms. Griggs has won the piccolo position with the Omaha Symphony and will be joining them in September 2015.

Alyssa performed in the finals of the Myrna Brown Competition and received Honorable Mention.

April 2015

Ms. Griggs has been selected as a semifinalist for the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition to be held in Denton, TX May 14-16.

March 2015

Ms. Griggs is giving a solo recital on May 12, 2015 at 7 p.m. at Catholic Eldercare (817 Main St. NE Minneapolis, MN). This recital features works by Martin, Marais, Roussel, and Weber. Guest artists include: Siena Forest, soprano, Kevin Hobbs, piano, and Scott Lykins, cello. The event is free and open to the public. 

January 2015

Ms. Griggs is happy to announce that she is now a tenured musician with the Chattanooga Symphony.

June 2014

Ms. Griggs is now officially an emerging artist with Miyazawa flutes. You can view her profile here.

May 2014

Ms. Griggs is excited to begin her new position as piccoloist with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra in January 2015.

April 2014

Alyssa is the first place winner of the Upper Midwest Flute Association Young Artists Competition.

March 2014

Alyssa recently won the position of piccolo/assistant flute with the Chattanooga Symphony which will start in September 2014.

Alyssa was named a finalist in the UMFA Young Artists Competition. The final round will be live and open to the public at Augsburg College Minneapolis, MN on April 12th, (time TBA).

January 2014

Reviews of the New York Festival Orchestra Concert in Carnegie Hall can be found here and here

December 2013

Alyssa was part of an interview with Wendy Williams (second flute of the Minnesota Orchestra) featured on MPR. You can read the article and hear the interview here

You can also read the article in the Kansas City Star here and here.

November 2013

Alyssa was selected to play principal flute with the New York Festival Orchestra in Carnegie Hall on December 26, 2013. More information is on the Schedule page or here.