A1C Alexis Lovelady performs on French Horn in the Concert Band and Heritage Brass Ensemble within the Unites States Air Force Heritage of America Band at Langley AFB, Virginia. A native of Madison, Alabama, A1C Lovelady earned her Bachelor of Science in Horn Performance from the University of North Alabama and Master of Music in Horn Performance from the University of Florida. She is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University. Her major teachers include Mr. Mark Gessner (Huntsville Symphony Orchestra), Dr. David McCullough (University of North Alabama), Dr. Paul Basler (University of Florida), and Dr. John Ericson (Arizona State University).
Prior to enlisting in the United States Air Force, A1C Lovelady regularly performed as a solo, orchestral, and chamber musician. She served as third horn in the Ocala Symphony (2015-2016) and performed regularly with the Prescott Pops Symphony, Gainesville Orchestra, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, and the Gainesville Brass Quintet. She has performed with the University of Florida Concert Band as a featured soloist. In July 2017, A1C Lovelady toured Europe as a member of the American Chamber Winds. She is an alumna of the Kendall Betts Horn Camp (2016, 2017) and served as a camp staff member in 2018. A1C Lovelady served as a Teaching Assistant at Arizona State University and maintains a large studio of private students.
A1C Lovelady joined the Heritage of America Band in September 2018.
Doctor of Musical Arts, Arizona State University, 2016-present
Master of Music, University of Florida, 2014-2016
Bachelor of Science, University of North Alabama, 2010-2014
1. Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA (September 2018- Present)
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon