Former British Contemporary Piano Competition finalist, Park Lane Group Young Artist, and performer of new music across Britain and Europe as soloist and chamber musician, who studied for a music degree at York University, and graduated from the Royal College of Music with a MA (distinction) in piano performance in 2011, following studies with Andrew Ball.
His self-curated tour of music by the lost composers of World War One ‘The Banks of Green Willow’ has achieved large audiences and received critical praise. He has performed at venues including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cadogan Hall, and at the Rachmaninov Hall, Moscow, and has appeared on both BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 6 Music as a champion of contemporary music.
Alex directs, manages and performs with the Dr K. Sextet, curated the inaugural Cheltenham Music Festival Composer Academy and co-founded the music and visual arts collaboration ‘The Pierrot Project’.
Aside from Dr K. Alex regularly works with pianist Joseph Houston, flautist Ruth Molins and the Devon based Trio Exe, and has premiered the works of numerous composers including Simon Holt, Emma Welton, James Whittle and Nicholas Peters.