Aleyna Brown is a contemporary American composer, multi-instrumentalist, and audio engineer based in Denton, TX. In her roles as a leader and artist in the music industry, Aleyna is an advocate of inclusive concert programming and the exploration of femininity in music and art.
As a COMPOSER, Aleyna has scored short films and composed concert works for orchestra, mixed chamber ensembles, solo instruments, multimedia and live electronics, with premieres across the United States. She particularly enjoys collaborating across artistic disciplines and genres including contemporary dance, intermedia, free improvisation, and popular music.
As a PERFORMER, Aleyna has performed as a concerto soloist, contemporary music flutist, recording artist, pit orchestra member for theater, opera, and ballet, and orchestral flutist in the U.S. and Italy. She currently performs with the NOVA new music ensemble at the University of North Texas.
As an AUDIO ENGINEER and producer, Aleyna has worked with award-winning clients across a variety of genres. She is AVID-certified in Pro Tools. With this training she composed, arranged, recorded, mixed, and mastered her own debut album “EXHALE,” released May 18, 2019.
As a RECORDING ARTIST and singer-songwriter, Aleyna writes original music with her unique blues-infused folk fingerpicking style of guitar playing and expansive vocal range. Hear her in action on her debut independent album EXHALE, available now on all streaming and purchasing platforms around the world. Catch her live in local venues in Texas, Florida, and Virginia.
As a TEACHER, Aleyna has pedagogical training and experience teaching lessons and music theory in the applied lesson and classroom settings. She has served as the instructor for two collegiate Music Audio Engineering courses at the University of North Texas College of Music: "MIDI Sequencing in Logic Pro X" and "Audio Recording & Editing in Pro Tools." Read more about her teaching style and philosophy on the teacher tab, where you'll also find her brand new book, Music Theory for Kids that is available for download, FREE.
Aleyna is a music creator registered with ASCAP, with which she also maintains publishing membership as the creator and owner of her independent publishing company, RED PIN PUBLISHING.
Aleyna earned her three bachelors degrees from Florida State University graduating summa cum laude in 2018.
B.M. in Composition
B.M. in Flute Performance
B.A. Commercial Music
minor in Business
She currently attends and serves as a Teaching Assistant and Instructor at the University of North Texas in pursuit of:
M.A. in Composition
specializing in Computer Music
M.M. in Flute Performance
related field of Contemporary Music
Coming soon to this website:
Aleyna's resource for inclusive programming—a list of contemporary works by composers of under-represented demographics, especially living women composers of multicultural backgrounds