Alucia Scalzo

Degrees & Studies

The Cleveland Institute of Music, BM 2001. Additional BM studies at the Oberlin College Conservatory. MM studies at The University of Southern California and The Manhattan School of Music



Music Conservatory of Westchester


Born In

Albany, NY

Performances & Distinctions

Alucia Scalzo is an active freelance musician in the New York City area. Originally from Upstate NY, she has performed and toured extensively with the New York Philharmonic where she has held a series of one year positions. Alucia has also held positions with The Canton Symphony, The Kansas City Symphony, The Grand Rapids Symphony, and was a fellow with The New World Symphony, where soloed with the orchestra as a winner of the concerto completion. In addition, she has subbed and toured with The Cleveland Orchestra, and has also performed with The Houston Symphony and The Baltimore Symphony. She received her BM from The Cleveland Institute of Music, and studied in the MM programs at The University of Southern California and in the Orchestral Performance Program at The Manhattan School of Music. Alucia has attended many music festivals, such as The Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, The Music Academy of the West, The National Repertory Orchestra, and The Spoleto USA Music Festival. Her teachers have included Yehuda Gilad, Mark Nuccio, and Dan Gilbert. Alucia lives in Northern Westchester with her husband and two children.

Teaching Philosophy

I believe that all students are unique learners, and there is not a “one size fits all” approach to teaching. Music is all around us, and learning to use the clarinet as our voice is an incredibly special gift. And most importantly, playing the clarinet is and should be fun!