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Alison Gooding Hoffman

Ali GoodingAlison Gooding Hoffman has been a member of the Nashville Symphony since 1998. With degrees from Florida State University andUniversity of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music, she has also performed with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. She is continually involved with additional projects, notably the non-profit chamber ensemble, Alias, of which she is a founding member.In 2011, Alias was nominated for a GRAMMY, in the Best Small Ensemble Performance category, for its CD, Hilos. An active recording musician, she also dedicates time to education, both through teaching and outreach. In this pursuit, she has served not only with the Nashville Symphony, but also as educational coordinator for Alias, and as a teaching artist with the TPAC/Wolftrap Early Learning through the Arts programs in Middle Tennessee. She has played in venues around the world, is the recipient of many honors, including the prestigious Mautz Award, and donates her time to various charitable organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters.