Heralded as a “sensation” with “formidable technique” by the Hartford Courant, Alex Beyer has acquired an impressive array of prestigious concert appearances nationally and internationally. He has been a guest soloist with the Milwaukee, Charlotte, Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury, Bridgeport, and Thayer Symphony Orchestras. First prize awards came in the Renee Fischer Competition and MTNA State and Regional Competitions. He was a finalist in the 2012 Gina Bachauer International Competition, a 2011 MTNA national finalist and prizewinner in the 2010 PianoArts Competition. He was a 2012 Presidential Scholar in the Arts.
Alex has studied with Yoshie Akimoto, Dr. Matti Raekallio, and Melvin Chen. He is currently studying with Russell Sherman and Wha Kyung Byun in the dual degree program.
In the summer months he has attended the Killington Music Festival, Vianden Music Festival in Luxembourg, the Saarburg Festival in Germany, and most recently, the Taos Music Festival where he worked with Robert McDonald and Thomas Sauer.
Alex has performed in and directed many benefit concerts for Pequot Library, Project Learn, Music for Youth, Mercy Learning Center, and KEYS. He founded to lecture concert series “Sundays at 4”.