David Alexander

David Alexander, horn (Houston, TX) is a first-year horn fellow at the New World Symphony. From Houston, Texas, Mr. Alexander performs with ensembles across the country, including the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Houston Symphony, and Princeton Symphony Orchestra. He has also held fellowships at music festivals such as the Music Academy of the West, the Bowdoin International Chamber Music Festival, and the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme. In recent years, he has become enamored with historically-informed performance, and has appeared on classical and baroque horn with Juilliard415 and Les Arts Florissants, as well as receiving invitations to play with the English Baroque Soloists and Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society. Mr. Alexander holds both a B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Julie Landsman, Jennifer Montone, and Todd Williams and was a proud recipient of the school’s Kovner Fellowship. Through the New World Symphony’s community engagement program, he has begun his own educational career as a teaching fellow at the Iberacademy in Medellín, Colombia, also giving masterclasses at the University of Houston, the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and the Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.