Alia is a Utah native who came to Texas as fast as her horse could carry her. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance from Southern Methodist University in 2002 and a Master’s Degree in Violin Performance from Sam Houston State University in 2004.
She has been a private lesson teacher and an Elementary Music teacher and currently is a freelance musician; playing violin and viola for weddings, musicals and concerts, and playing piano for UIL and Solo & Ensemble competitions. In addition she does studio work, recording string tracks for music producers in the Houston area.
Alia and her husband Nick, who is a Houston native and also a musician, have three beautiful children, Aiden, Brynley & Carter.