Alice Teyssier is Clinical Assistant Professor of Music. As a flutist and soprano, she holds B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory, a Specialization Diploma from the Conservatoire de Strasbourg in France, and a DMA from the University of California, San Diego.
Teyssier's performance specialties include contemporary music and experimental practices as well as early and Baroque music. She is a founding member of the ensembles La Perla Bizzarra and The Atelier, and a core member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). She is particularly interested in the experimental practice of performance as a ritual of progressive self-transformation and how deep corporeal experiences through newness impact the performer's body and subsequently inform her outlook on her social situation and her capacity to imagine new futures.
Prior to joining NYU, Teyssier was a guest and resident artist at such institutions as Bard College, Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Michigan, Oberlin Conservatory, University at Buffalo, the universities at Leeds and Huddersfield and many others. She served as Co-Director of OpenICE, ICE's initiative for engaged creation and commissioning of new music, presented free of charge and open to all.