Alice Kogan Weinreb has been a member of the National Symphony Orchestra since 1979 and is a founding member of both the Capitol Woodwind Quintet and the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra. She studied flute with Lois Schaefer and James Pappoutsakis and received a Fulbright Fellowship for study in France with Fernand Caratgé, where she was awarded first prize in flute at the Ecole Normale de Musique. She is the featured artist in “Diary of an Alien” for solo flute and “Skyriding,” which appear in recordings of music by Margaret Brouwer. She can also be heard on the CD, A Musical Toast, recorded with the Capitol Woodwind Quintet. She recently premiered Truman Harris’s Concertino and next season will premiere a concerto by David Teie with the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Weinreb began her career as principal flute with the Rhode Island Philharmonic and later played piccolo in the Richmond Symphony. In December 2007, she played guest principal flute with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in a program of contemporary music. In the summers she performs with the Grand Teton Festival Orchestra in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.