ALEX WEISER
May 2012

NY, NY – “I studied composition at Yale University. My music has been performed at festivals around the world including the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival New Music Workshop, HighSCORE festival in Pavia Italy, June in Buffalo, and the European American Musical Alliance in Paris. At school and festivals I have studied with teachers including Martin Bresnick, Paul Alan Levi, Michael Klingbeil, Chris Theofanidis, Ingram Marshall, Kathryn Alexander, Michel Merlet, David Lang, David Felder, Bernard Rands, Amy Kirsten, and Giovanni Albini.
     My music has been commissioned and premiered by professional ensembles including the JACK quartet, Argento New Music Project, Fifth House Ensemble, New Triad, Sinopia Quartet, and the Metapraxis Ensemble. My composition, “For Whom The Bell Tolls” was the winner of the 2011 Iowa State University Carillon Competition award and was performed by international carillon virtuoso Arie Abbenes as a part of ISU’s 2011 carillon festival.”

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