Allison Loggins-Hull

Resident Artistic Partner (starting September 1, 2024)

The New Jersey Symphony welcomes Allison Loggins-Hull as its next Resident Artistic Partner, a position that Daniel Bernard Roumain pioneered and grew over the last three years. In this role, Allison will partner with artistic leadership and add her unique perspective and experiences to the artistic planning process. In addition, her work Can You See?, originally written for the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Players, will be presented in its full-orchestra version recently premiered by The Cleveland Orchestra during the Brahms and Chopin concerts in mid-February 2025.


Celebrated as a musical “powerhouse” (The Washington Post), Allison Loggins-Hull is a composer, flutist, and producer whose work defies genre, from symphonic music to film scores, chamber and electronic music. Her music is often resonant with social and political themes of the current moment, encompassing reflections of motherhood, Blackness, and cultural identity. 

Her signature style of composing for orchestra is characterized by unique sonic effects sometimes compared to the sounds of a synthesizer, while her themes draw deeply on community, culture and life experience. She is increasingly associated with Afrofuturism, a cultural movement blending African heritage with science fiction and technology, envisioning alternative futures and narratives of empowerment for people of African descent. She formed the groundbreaking duo Flutronix alongside Nathalie Joachim, and has performed as an accompanist to major pop acts including Lizzo and Frank Ocean.

Loggins-Hull is halfway through an unprecedented three years as the Daniel R. Lewis Composer Fellow with The Cleveland Orchestra, a composition and community engagement initiative that focuses the narratives and history of Cleveland through the prism of one of the world’s great orchestras, culminating in three world premieres. She is also the Artist-in-Residence at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland and performs with Alicia Hall Moran and Gabriella Martinez for Diametrically Composed, a concert and commissioning initiative emphasizing the bond between creativity and motherhood. 

Recent premieres include Ban for flute/piccolo/digital stomp box and string quartet for Apollo Chamber Players; Sum of Our Parts, a new band work for a consortium led by Arizona State University Wind Ensemble; a chamber work for The Cleveland Orchestra; and Wonder, an orchestral work for the National Orchestral Institute. She is currently composing a Rhapsody for flute and orchestra to be performed by The Knights, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Symphony in 2025. 

In recent years, Loggins-Hull performed with Lizzo at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards Show and at the 2023 Met Gala, where she led an ensemble of flutists. The 2022–2023 season brought The Cleveland Orchestra’s premiere of her work Can You See?, a play on The Star-Spangled Banner that reflects on the complicated history of the United States, capturing the tensions in its purpose, the lives lost in its conflicts and the responsibilities of those still living today.

As a performer on film scores, Loggins-Hull was co-principal flutist on the soundtracks for Creed III and Disney’s 2019 remake of The Lion King, working closely with Hans Zimmer. She was a co-producer of Nathalie Joachim’s celebrated album Fanm d’Ayiti, which was nominated for a 2020 GRAMMY for Best World Music Album. Flutronix also contributed to Third Coast Percussion's GRAMMY-nominated album Perspectives. On the small screen, she has been featured in an internationally broadcast ESPN Super Bowl commercial, the 62nd annual GRAMMYs Award Show and the Black Girls Rock! Awards Show. Continuing her work in film, Loggins-Hull composed the score for Bring Them Back, a 2019 award-winning documentary about the legendary dancer Maurice Hines directed by Jon Carluccio and executive produced by Debbie Allen. 

With Nathalie Joachim, Loggins-Hull co-founded Flutronix in 2008, which has been praised by The Wall Street Journal for being able “to redefine the instrument” and for “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into the world of popular music” (MTV). Flutronix has released two full studio albums (Flutronix and 2.0), a live album (Live From the Attucks Theatre), and an EP (City of Breath). In recent years the duo has performed with and been commissioned by the likes of Third Coast Percussion, the Cincinnati Symphony, Carolina Performing Arts, and several other notable performers and arts organizations.

Allison Loggins-Hull is a former faculty member of The Juilliard School’s Music Advancement Program and teaching artist at The Juilliard School’s Global Ventures. From 2018–2022, Allison Loggins-Hull served on the flute faculty of The John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University. Born in Chicago, she lives with her family in Montclair, New Jersey.

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