The music of composer Alex Stephenson (b. 1990, Philadelphia, PA, USA) has recently been heard at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, the Académie Voix Nouvelles at Royaumont, the Composers Conference at Wellesley College, St John’s Smith Square, and many other venues and institutions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has received the Brian M. Israel Prize, finalist designations in both the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and BMI Student Composer Awards, and the Belle S. Gitelman Award and Bernard Rogers Memorial Prize from the Eastman School of Music.
Alex holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and was a 2014-15 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar in the United Kingdom, working with Julian Anderson at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. He received a master’s degree from the Eastman School of Music, where he taught composition and electronic music and studied with Robert Morris, Oliver Schneller, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, and will enter the Ph.D. program in composition at the University of California San Diego in fall 2017.