About this Artist
Alexander Hurvitz is a 2019/20 fellow in the LA Phil Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program, a 16-year old jazz piano student at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, the youngest winner in the 2018 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards, the highest-scoring pre-college award recipient of the 2017 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Competition, recipient of the Charlotte V. Bergen Scholarship, and a six-time winner of the Music Teacher’s Association of California Composers Today State Contest. He has personally premiered his own musical scores in seven U.S. National Yamaha Junior Original Concerts (2011–18) and was U.S. representative at the 45th Yamaha International Junior Original Concert in Tokyo, Japan. Alexander began taking piano and violin lessons at age four and composition at age six. Fluent in Chinese, he has also studied Mandarin at The Chinese School of San Marino.