Alex Stephenson (b. 1990, Philadelphia, PA) is a composer currently based in Rochester, New York, where he is pursuing an M.A. in composition at the Eastman School of Music. His work has been performed by the Civitas Ensemble, members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble, Plus Minus Ensemble, and the Guildhall and University of Chicago New Music Ensembles, among others, and has been featured by venues, festivals, and institutions across the United States, Europe, and Asia, including the Composers Conference at Wellesley College, Wigmore Hall, St John's Smith Square, Centre de Musique Hindemith, High Concept Laboratories, Valparaiso University, and Banaras Hindu University.
Alex holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he was a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar. His teachers include Julian Anderson, Robert Morris, Marta Ptaszynska, Jan Radzynski, Oliver Schneller, Augusta Read Thomas, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon.