Alex Weitz

Alex W.

Miami, FL

About Alex W.

Background check: Last verified 02/13/2016
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Alex teaches: Ages 7 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: June 2009
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

Alex is an experienced and award winning performer and composer. He received a Masters and Bachelors in Music from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he performed in their top jazz ensembles. He is also a passionate and fun teacher with extensive experience teaching saxophone, clarinet, flute, piano, and jazz improvisation.

Photos and Videos

An original composition by Alex Weitz

Experience

Instructor

Dec 2015 - Present
Miami Conservatory of Music

Instructor

Sep 2013 - Present
Lessons in Your Home

Orchestra Musician

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
Azamara Club Cruises

Instructor

Jun 2009 - Aug 2010
Tucson Jazz Institute

Education

Master of Music in Studio Jazz Writing

Aug 2013 - May 2015
University of Miami Frost School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Saxophone Performance

Aug 2009 - May 2013
University of Miami Frost School of Music

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Herb Alpert Young Composer Award

Feb 2016
ASCAP

Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead 2014

Mar 2014
The Kennedy Center

Winner: Undergraduate Jazz Soloist 2013

May 2013
Downbeat Magazine

Winner: Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist 2011

May 2011
Downbeat Magazine
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1 Review on Alex W.

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Allen B. Aug 28, 2016
Saxophone · In home
Verified Student
Alex is a great instructor! He's on time, my son likes him a lot, he's a good communicator, and he's professional and friendly.