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with host Fred Child

Young Artist in Residence: Alex Beyer

Pianist Alex Beyer Linda Kane Brinckerhoff
22min 21sec : In studio with Alex Beyer Part 1
18min 42sec : In studio with Alex Beyer Part 2

Alex Beyer, 22, has received warm praise for his performances nationally and internationally. In 2016, he was the bronze medalist in the Queen Elisabeth Competition, and was named one of five finalists of the American Pianists Association Awards. In the last year, he has been a guest soloist with the Brussels Philharmonic, the National Orchestra of Belgium, the Royal Orchestra of Wallonia, the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, and the Irish National Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Milwaukee, Charlotte, Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury, and Bridgeport Symphony Orchestras, among others. He received Sixth Prize at the 2015 US Chopin Competition. He was the recipient of Third Prize, as well as the Beethoven and Irish National Symphony Orchestra special awards at the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition. Beyer was a 2012 US Presidential Scholar in the Arts.

He has studied with Yoshie Akimoto, Matti Raekallio, and Melvin Chen. He is currently studying with Russell Sherman and Wha Kyung Byun at the New England Conservatory, and is studying mathematics at Harvard.

Music Downloads

Download MP3 of Rachmaninoff: Etude Tableaux Op. 33, No. 2, 4, 5, 6, 8

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