Aliyah Qualls


Aliyah Danielle enjoys a multifaceted career including performing, composing, arranging, and teaching. As a horn player, she is well-versed in many different performance settings, including orchestral, wind ensemble, marching band, jazz, and smaller group configurations of various styles. Aliyah has been afforded the opportunity to perform and travel all around the world, including concerts and shows throughout the United States, as well as in Austria, Hungary, Denmark, and Belgium with various performance and civic engagement organizations.

Aliyah has been a part of a number of performing opportunities in solo, orchestral, and chamber settings, which led her to pursue music as a career at Arizona State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education in 2019. At Arizona State, she studied horn with John Ericson, nationally recognized horn soloist and co-founder of HornMatters and Horn Articles Online. Beginning in the fall of 2021, she will be studying Contemporary Performance with a concentration in production at Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain.

Aliyah’s mission is to use her art to pose questions and start conversations about issues deeply embedded in societal and cultural systems around the world. Music has a way of conveying messages to many people in different ways, and she believes that we can use this universal language as a way of connecting with and having a better understanding of others and their belief systems.