Alexander Schwarz to Louisville Orchestra
Alexander Schwarz has been appointed to the Leon Rapier Chair as Principal Trumpet of the Louisville Orchestra.
Schwarz hails from Chicago where he was born and raised. He received his Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University and attended Rice University before accepting his position with the Louisville Orchestra for the 2019-2020 season. Alexander also enjoys performing with the Louisville Orchestra Brass Quintet on educational and community engagement projects.
Alexander performed as the Civic Orchestra of Chicago Trumpet Fellow for their 2016 and 2017 seasons. He joined creative consultant, Yo-Yo Ma and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association to create innovative and engaging symphonic projects, built to serve surrounding communities. Alexander values the power music has to change the lives of others and has seen it first-hand.
Alexander has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Dal Niente, Chicago Folks Operetta, Aspen Brass Quintet Fellowship, Music Academy of the West, National Orchestral Institute, as well as guest artist/soloist with the Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Alexander has studied with Christopher Martin, Robert Sullivan, Charles Geyer, and Barbara Butler.
(Source: Alexander Schwarz)