Trumpet Lessons and Freelance
Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Alex began his studies on trumpet at age 11, studying under Douglas Lindsay and Steven Pride of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He has also received private instruction from various world-renowned artists including Tom Hooten of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ronald Romm of the Canadian Brass, John Rommel of Indiana University, and Vince DiMartino. Alex's studies have been primarily focused on traditional orchestral repertoire.
Alex was a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, with which he has performed in concert at Carnegie Hall as well as at Cincinnati Music Hall with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in multiple joint concerts. In 2017, Alex attended the Rafael Mendez Brass Institute in Denver, Colorado. His college years have been spent playing as co-principal trumpet of both the Miami University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra. He has recently performed as principal trumpet of the Cincinnati Philharmonic Orchestra and plays second solo cornet in the Fillmore Philharmonic Brass Band. Alex was also one of five trumpets from around the world selected to attend the Brevard Music Center for their 2020 summer festival.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from Miami University and currently plans to begin his pursuit of a Master's degree at Arizona State University in the fall of 2021.