Alexander Kang

Dallas, TX

Eastman School of Music, BM 2024

Alexander Kang, originally from Dallas, TX, is currently studying at the Eastman School of Music with Richard Killmer. At Eastman, he enjoys regular performances with the Eastman Philharmonia, Wind Ensemble, and his woodwind quintet. In past summers, Alexander has attended the Texas Music Festival and Saluzzo Opera Academy. Former teachers include Donna Schmidt and Scott Wollett.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
When I have the time, I love to run and bike. I've also watched Friends an embarrassing number of times.

Name three of your favorite composers:
Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms, and Igor Stravinsky

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Play with my cat, Checkers!

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Anything from all the incredible musicians I'll get to play with.