Alexis is a flutist and singer interested in using performance to connect with others.
Through improvisation, songwriting, commissioning, and collaboration, Alexis strives to create experiences that engage audience members, encouraging them to connect to themselves and with others. She enjoys writing and performing her own songs, heavily based in improvisation and looping. She is also an avid chamber musician, primarily working with percussionist and keyboardist Nick Martinez to commission and write music for their chamber pop duo, Safety Second. When she is not creating, she can be found at an art museum, looking at clouds, or watching Twin Peaks. Alexis earned her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Georgia under the tutelage of Angela Jones-Reus and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in music in the studio of Nicole Esposito at The University of Iowa.
Alexis Letourneau, flute
Nick Martinez, percussion
Safety Second is a multi-instrumentalist duo comprised of Alexis Letourneau and Nick Martinez, that seeks to break the barrier between performer and audience. To reach diverse audiences, the group frequently commissions new works for flute and percussion and positions them alongside their own songs.
Sydney Doemel, Violin
Sean Askin, Viola
Noah Johnson, Cello
Alexis Letourneau, Flute
Kathryn Koopman, Clarinet
Tyler Jones, Trumpet
Incongruency is an Athens-based new music ensemble. With their non-traditional instrumentation, the ensemble strives to broaden the function and repertoire of contemporary chamber music through improvisation and newly commissioned works.
Sunday, September 27 at 7:30pm
Voxman School of Music, Iowa City, Iowa
Tuesday, September 29 at 7pm CST (8pm EST)
Livestream info TBA