Alex is a composer, arranger/orchestrator, singer/songwriter and musical director, with a focus on music for Film, TV and other visual media. He was born in Sydney, Australia and developed an early interest in music as a cellist, pianist and singer. In 2013, he graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Music, where he founded the city’s first Show Choir, which won the UK’s inaugural national show choir competition in 2012, and was Musical Director for the country’s largest ever production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s Tony award-winning musical AIDA in 2013. Later that year, he was selected as a participant in the Hollywood Music Workshop under the direction of Conrad Pope, with whom he studied orchestration, and where his music was performed by an ensemble of professionals in Klosterneuburg, Austria. In 2014, he graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Master’s Degree in Scoring for Film, Television & Games.
In 2014, Alex composed for the sixty-piece London Session Orchestra, which was recorded at AIR Studios in London in 2014. His works have also been recorded by the Budapest Arts Orchestra in Budapest, Hungary and the Orchestra on the Hill in Cambridge, UK. Alex’s music has also been featured in theatrical productions including Magnetismes (2014) at the Teatre Gaudí in Barcelona, webseries produced in the UK including Upstage (2015) and Ruling Class (2015), and documentaries aired on SBS Australia, including The Last Leader of the Crocodile Islands (2015). His arrangements are regularly performed by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra across Australia, and his composition Pur ti Miro for orchestra, choir and electronica based on Monteverdi was performed by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Alex has also worked in the music department for the films Lego Batman (2017) and Lego Ninjago (2017).