Dr. Alison S. Perrine received her DMA in viola performance from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a full-time chamber musician, orchestral player, recording artist, and teacher, based in Los Angeles.
Alison has performed as a chamber musician in LACMA's Sundays Live broadcast concert series, Beethoven Bagels and Banter at the Broad in Santa Monica, Dilijan Chamber Music Series at Zipper Hall, and in the finals of the 68th annual Coleman Chamber Music Competition. Internationally she has performed at the Incontri in Terra di Siena Festival in Tuscany, and recently performed George Crumb's Black Angels for Electric String Quartet in Yerevan, Armenia.
Alison has also had the pleasure to perform in many great Los Angeles venues including Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Royce Hall, Zipper Hall, The Dolby Theater, The Greek Theater, The Ford Amphitheater, and L.A. Live. She records and sidelines for film, television, commercials, video games, and albums. She can be seen in an episode of Glee (FOX), as well as heard playing in musicals around Southern California.
As an orchestral musician, Alison performs with the Los Angeles Virtuosi, Mozart Classical Orchestra, and Pacific Opera Project. While attending UCLA she was also a member of the American Youth Symphony and Young Musician's Foundation Debut Orchestra. Orchestra tours and festivals have taken her to France, Italy, Armenia, China, Canada, Spain, Germany, Poland, Estonia, Russia, Finland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, and Hungary.
In addition to a private studio of viola and violin students, Alison teaches for several non-profit organizations and schools including Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, SOL-LA Music Academy, Saint Anne School, and Harmony Project. Alison has experience teaching private and group classes with students of all ages and levels.
Alison is a member of AFM Local 47.