Alex is a composer, arranger/orchestrator, conductor and musical director, based between London, UK and Sydney, Australia. He works in film, television, theatre and the concert hall. Trained as a cellist, pianist and singer, he holds a degree in music from the University of Cambridge and a Master’s Degree in Scoring for Film, Television & Video Games from Berklee College of Music. Alex has also worked in the music department with composers including Lorne Balfe, Mark Mothersbaugh and Chris Willis, Stephen Schwartz, and has studied and taken classes with Conrad Pope, Eric Whitacre, Lucio Godoy and Ira Hearshen.
Alex’s works have been recorded by the London Session Orchestra at AIR Studios Lyndhurst (UK), the Budapest Art Orchestra (Hungary), musicians from the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana (Spain), and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Alex’s music has also been featured in theatrical productions at the Teatre Gaudí in Barcelona (2014), webseries Upstage (2015) and Ruling Class (2015), and the documentary The Last Leader of the Crocodile Islands (2015), aired on national television in Australia. His composition Pur ti Miro (2016) for orchestra, choir and electronica based on Monteverdi was debuted by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, and his works All Nearness Pauses (2017), A Sparkling Christmas (2018) and An English Overture (2019) were debuted by the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra at performances in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra. His work There Was a Storm and Waves (2018) was premiered by the orchestra and combined choirs of Santa Sabina College in Sydney. He is co-artistic director of the ensemble Retrophonica, which combines electronic and acoustic instruments for performance of film, classical and contemporary music across London. He is also a frequent collaborator with the London Contemporary Voices, having directed the choir in performance at the Royal Albert Hall, Union Chapel and EartH Hackney in 2019.
Alex's credits in the music department include Lego Batman (2017), Lego Ninjago (2017), Jasper Jones (2017), Peter Rabbit (2018), The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019), as well as the Lifetime series I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017) and the behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Star Wars saga, The Director and the Jedi (2018).