On October 19th Alex presented a masterclass to the percussion studio at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. There he talked with students about music for percussion and voice, previewed his upcoming 2021 PASIC performance of Rania Chrysostomou's Τίλλειν, and worked with a graduate student on a marimba solo for his upcoming recital.
On August 26th Alex presented a masterclass to the College-Conservatory of Music percussion studio at the University of Cincinnati. There he spoke with students about professional life after school, previewed his upcoming PASIC 2021 performance of Rania Chrysostomou's Τίλλειν, and demoed Joseph Celli's Snare Drum for Camus with Professor of Percussion, Jim Culley.
Alex is excited to be joining the Pacific Lutheran University Steel Band for two masterclasses in April. Alex will be teaching an arranging masterclass on April 8 and working with the steel band on April 20, as they prepare some of his arrangements for their upcoming concert. https://www.facebook.com/plusteelband/photos/270357527979837
In May 2020, Alex was honored to be a special guest on the Bethel Band Chat - Episode VI with former CCM classmate Mr. Paul Glader and colleague Mr. Sam Blair. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO68lN2Qo6A&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1TCv4x0U4oOBPN8sqjeKD4Y5FRqn3MboGNWgWmFcNxE6yTs4TkFC4hKfE
Alex's original composition, Unspoken Dialogue for flute and percussion, has been published by Elision Publications! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTIoxT7UfLg&feature=emb_logo
Duo Chloros has opened a call for scores in May 2020! learn more