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Brooke Alford

Brooke Alford, The Artist of the Violin is a Smooth Jazz International Recording Artist. A North Carolina native raised in Marietta, GA, Brooke has traveled nationally and internationally since 2004. She has lived in New York City, New Jersey, and studied under the prestigious Florida State University College of Music in Tallahassee, FL and London, England. Shortly after completing her studies at FSU and earning a BM in Violin Performance, Brooke established herself as an Independent Contemporary Artist, releasing 4 CDs: Expressions, The Viosocalist, Closer Remixes, and My Christmas (2007 – 2018). Brooke’s career path of 14 years thus far has presented remarkable opportunities to work with some of the best artists in the music business including opening for The Whispers, Mint Condition, Peabo Bryson, Najee, Will Downing, India.Arie, Tony, Toni, Tone`, Robin Thicke, and on studio recordings with Bob Baldwin and Chante’ Cann, just to name a few. Her impressive list of Clients, Television, and Broadcasting features include Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, Bud Light, AARP, Georgia Pacific, Sister Circle LIVE, BET, SapphirEmerald Magazine, and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Brooke’s music can be heard on satellite, FM, and AM radio stations across the country as well as her circulating commercial on Earvin […]

Aria Curzon

Aria Curzon is a professional actress, singer, dancer, and more; and will be teaching a great course on performance and stage character development. More details coming soon! Improv classes to help you make authentic and strong performance choices on the spot Basic acting skills to help you bring your own truth to your stage persona Tools to help you break through barriers of awkwardness and shyness Aria Noelle Curzon was born in Hollywood, California, and has been a professional actress in the entertainment industry since she was 6 years old; in TV, film, voice-over, and theatre. Aria is best known for her voice-over role as “Ducky” in Universal Studios’ The Land Before Time film series, but is also well recognized for her 10 year run as the beloved recurring character “Mandy Straussberg” on the radio show Adventures in Odyssey, as well as her roles on other animated shows and movies, such as Disney’s Recess and Lloyd In Space, DreamWorks’ The Prince Of Egypt, and Christmas family film, Annabelle’s Wish, as well as voicing the iconic character Pebbles Flintstone in Hanna Barbera’s Cave Kids series, as her first role at the age of 6. Aria grew up in a musical family, and thus has […]

Dr. Aaron Wilburn

Let’s give a big MWROC welcome to Dr. Aaron Wilburn, our new MWROC Co-Director!  Dr. Aaron Wilburn is the Director of Orchestras at New Albany Plain Local Schools. New Albany Orchestras are gaining a reputation for their creative, dynamic, and energetic performances and musicianship. Aaron has been a public school educator for over 15 years and has served as the Director of Orchestras for Pikesville High School (Baltimore County Maryland), Marion City Schools, and Newark City Schools. Aaron is very excited about serving as the Co-Director for one of the most exciting string experiences in the world!   Aaron holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Heidelberg College, Master’s in Music Education from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in string pedagogy from The Ohio State University.  Previously Aaron has served as an assistant for Columbus Youth Chamber Strings, been an invited clinician to several school districts, honors festivals, and presented at professional conferences.