MEET ALEYNA

 

Aleyna Brown is a contemporary American composer, multi-instrumentalist, audio engineer, and educator based in Dallas, 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. Her most recent exhibition included immersive multi-media premieres and interactive installations of activist art exploring FEMININITY: Ownership and Power.

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. Her most recent premiere was by the International Flute Orchestra in Chicago August 2022 at the National Flute Association Convention. 

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. 

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. Aleyna currently engineers out of the Dallas professional recording studio Valley of the Kings.

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, music theory, and audio engineering to all levels. She currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Music Industry Studies at the University of Texas - Arlington, where she teaches courses in Digital Music Technology. 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 earned her two master's degrees from the University of North Texas graduating summa cum laude in 2021.

M.A. in Composition 

specializing in Computer Music

M.M. in Flute Performance 

related field of Contemporary Music

Aleyna EXHALE album music

Coming soon to this site:

"Audio with Aleyna" a new audio engineering and music production podcast. See the Audio With Aleyna tab for more information and to let her know what you would like to learn on this new series.