Alex Gonzalez



Described by the Viborg Folkeblad as a "true virtuoso...that left the audience almost breathless,” violinist Alex Gonzalez enjoys a versatile career as a chamber musician, ensemble leader, and educator. 

An active chamber musician, Alex has enjoyed performances at venues and festivals such as Carnegie Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the National Gallery of Art, Oxford University, Sitka Music Festival, and Thy Chamber Music Festival and their subsequent Autumn Tour. His performances have been aired on BBC Radio 3, WQXR, and the SkyArts Television network. 

Alex is a member of both The Knights and the Sphinx Virtuosi, touring extensively with both ensembles over the years. Alex is a former member of the New World Symphony where he regularly served as concertmaster to Michael Tilson Thomas. He has also performed throughout the UK and Europe through collaborations with the Chineke! Foundation. 

Alex currently serves as Assistant Professor of Violin at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music. He has also taught for the Sphinx Performance Academy at the Juilliard School, Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra Program, and the IberAcademy in Medellin, Colombia. Alex has enjoyed giving masterclasses at institutions such as the University of Oregon, Montclair State University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. 

Alex is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Rice University, and Carnegie Mellon University. His principal mentors include Shakeh Ghoukasian, Oleh Krysa, Paul Kantor, and Cyrus Forough. Alex is proud to perform on a violin made for him by Mario Miralles in 2017.


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