Alex Beyer (born 6/15/1994) is a finalist for the 2017 American Pianists Awards. In 2016, he was the bronze medalist in the Queen Elisabeth Competition. Alex 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.
Alex has performed in and directed many benefit concerts for the Pequot Library, Project Learn, Music for Youth, Mercy Learning Center, and KEYS. A music history enthusiast, he established lecture concert series “Sundays at 4” and “Summer Soirees” at Pequot Library in Southport, Connecticut.
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