About Alison

Alison Hubbard grew up on Long Island and graduated from Herricks High School in New Hyde Park.  She attended the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, N.Y., where she received a Bachelor of Music in Education, and was awarded a Certificate for Outstanding Flute Performance.  After graduating, Ms. Hubbard earned a Master of Liberal Studies at Stony Brook University while teaching music in the Smithtown Schools.


Ms. Hubbard’s legendary private flute teachers in high school and college include Harold Bennett, Frances Blaisdell and Sam Baron.  Recently she continued her flute studies with Gary Schocker and Judith Mendenhall.  Although Ms. Hubbard performs in recitals and orchestral and chamber concerts, her true love is teaching.  


She has taught hundreds of private students, as a faculty member of the Eastern Suffolk School of Music, and in her private studios in Port Jefferson and Huntington. Over the years her students have consistently been selected for All County, All State, All Eastern, and All Nationals, and have won  many competitions, including the Long Island Philharmonic, the Sound Symphony and the Long Island Flute Club.  They have been accepted at elite music schools such as Carnegie-Mellon, Eastman, Indiana, The New England Conservatory, Oberlin, Peabody, and The Manhattan School of Music.  Many of her former students have had professional careers as orchestral players as well as university and public school music teachers.

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