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Oon Xue Peng Alexander Ian

Adjunct Lecturer

Music

Qualification

Master of Performance (French Horn)
Royal College of Music (RCM)

Bachelor of Music (Hons), First Class
Royal College of Music (RCM)

Diploma in Music Performance (Orchestral Studies)
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

Biography

Alexander completed his Master of Performance studies and graduated with a Distinction at the Royal College of Music in 2018, on scholarships generously supported by the Christopher Hogwood and Lee Foundation. Prior to that, he was nominated as Best Graduate and the recipient of the Embassy of Peru Award upon completion of his Bachelor’s Degree at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, 2016.

As one of the selected few Horn players around the world to participate in prestigious music festivals, Alexanderhad the opportunity to be a part of the Kirishima Music Festival (2015), Pacific Music Festival (2016), Lucerne Festival Academy (2017), and the Britten Pears Orchestra Academy (2018).

Alexander’s keen interest towards contemporary and experimental music has led him to be chosen as one of two joint winners for the RCM Contemporary Competition 2018. He also has a passion for introducing works of this nature written for the horn to the audiences of today.

Throughout the last few years, Alexander has had the privilege of freelancing with the Philharmonia Orchestra London and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, he has also held the Principal Horn position for Sun Symphony Orchestra in Hanoi, Vietnam.

He is also one of the founding members of the newly launched contemporary brass group, TEH trio.