A Chicago Sinfonietta Conducting Freeman Fellow as well as a Conducting Fellow with the Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestra, Glenn Alexander II is a versatile young conductor and pianist whose musicality crosses many genres. Known for his unique, passionate interpretations of orchestral repertoire, recent collaborations have included the likes of the acclaimed dining franchise, Waffle House; Academy Award winning composer Jon Batiste, and Teachers College at Columbia University.
Mr. Alexander works in other genres besides classical music, and recently co-produced a nationally renowned EP, “Kim Cruse.”
Glenn Alexander holds a Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting from the Bard College Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Prairie View A&M University. His teachers and mentors include James Bagwell, Damien Sneed and Dr. Vicki A. Seldon. He is a brother of both Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America. An accomplished gospel musician, he has served as a pianist and organist for many congregations. He currently resides in New York City, where he is pursuing a Professional Studies Certificate in conducting at the Manhattan School of Music, studying with George Manahan.