Alexis Alrich is one of the founding members of the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra. Her children’s piece, Island of the Blue Dolphins, will be performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony in spring 2007. She recently attended an artists’ colony in Connecticut, I-Park, where she composed Claifornia Oaks. As one of the winners of a Continental Harmony grant from the American Composers Forum she has written a piece for chorus, orchestra and soloists for the state of Maine. Avenues, her first orchestra piece, was premiered by the Women’s Philharmonic and has been played around the country. Her chamber compositions have been performed by members of the San Francisco ballet, opera and symphony orchestras and ensembles including Bay Brass, City Winds, the Ahlert and Schwab guitar and mandolin duo in Germany, the Ariel Ensemble, New Release Alliance and Earplay in San Francisco. Ms. Alrich is one of four hosts of a weekly radio show on KUSF in San Francisco, "Classical Salon" with little-heard music from 1800 to the present.