Dr. Alex Ehredt is a skilled saxophone performer and teacher with extensive experience teaching students at all levels, from beginners through university level. He has also published fifteen compositions for a variety of solo instruments and ensembles including solo saxophone, solo trombone, saxophone quartet, wind ensemble, and orchestra. His compositions have received numerous awards including selection and participation in the Composers Workshop at the International Trombone Festival, where his work was featured among a group of select global artists, and most recently, selected as a recipient of the 2021 James E. Croft Grant for his Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble.
Alex holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Composition and Saxophone Performance from UW-Madison, a Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of Redlands in California, and Bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Tampa. He also has experience in music theory pedagogy at the University of Tampa and University of Redlands.
As Alex has continues to develop his musical talent and advance his professional career in music, he also places high priority on sharing that legacy with the next generation of musicians.
“I wanted to teach because of the amazing teachers and mentors that have helped me throughout my career,” said Alex. “If it was not for my first private saxophone teacher, Bill Garton, I would never have grown as a musician to the point of being able to attend college as a music major. It has always been my goal to pass his legacy along to my students and help them achieve their musical goals.” – Alex
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Alex is qualified to teach private music lessons in the following areas:
Woodwinds: Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe
Brass: Trumpet, French Horn